Auteur: Lee Faber
Keeping goats can be a rewarding and fascinating experience and needn't be difficult if you follow a few simple guidelines. They are intelligent and sensitive creatures and generally mak excellent pets.
They are simple to feed and house, they respond well to human company, they can easily be handled, they are nice to breed and usually get on well with other animals. An added bonus is that they are a good'way of keeping weeds under control and they produce 4elicious milk as well.
They are charming animals full of character and in many ways are ideal for a smallholder. This book will guide you through buying your first goat, where to house it, what to feed it, its health, its behaviour and breeding.
If you are thinking about keeping goats, it is useful to clarify what your motives are - whether you want to keep them as pets or have more practical thoughts, for instance, maintaining them for their dairy products. Whatever your reasons, you have to be prepared to put in the necessary work to care for them.