Monday, April 13, 2009

How to Raise Goats

If you're thinking of acquiring a goat or starting a herd, for whatever reason, How to Raise Goats: Everything You Need to Know might be the book for you.

Written by Carol Amundson, the former editor of the Minnestota Dairy Goat Association newsletter, this approachable guide covers every component of raising goats for fun or profit, meat or milk.

Beginning with the basics, history and behavior, types and breeds, How to Raise Goats answers all a prospective owner's questions about getting a goat, from land requirements and regulations to choosing or assessing particular animals or breeds.

How to Raise Goats is published in association with the National FFA Organization, formerly known as the Future Farmers of America. It is available in bookstores everywhere or through

Source: International Goat Association Newsletter, March 2009.