With minimal space and housing needs, dairy goats are a practical choice for the small or backyard dairy farmer. Dairy goats require a smaller investment than Cows and produce easily digested milk that is much in demand for making yogurt, cheese, and other dairy products. The revised and updated fourth edition includes: Updated information on disease diagnosis and treatment Tips on choosing pygmy breeds Expanded coverage of breeding, kidding, and raising kids More information on milking, dairying, and cheesemaking Expanded resource section qThis book will give answers and help novice goat owners get started. It can also be used by established goat owners wanting a reference in an easy-to-read format.q -- John D. Howland, American Goat Society, Inc.Scours (Diarrhea) Diarrhea in adult goats is a symptom of many diseases but is occasionally caused by natural ... Treat the goat to a few tablespoons (or more) of yogurt containing active cultures or a commercially available probiotic powder.
|Title||:||Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 4th Edition|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2010-12-08|