50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Goats
Fencing, Milking Stands, First Aid Kit, Play Structures, and More!
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Get ready to jump into the world of goats, one DIY project at a time. Owning and raising goats doesn't have to be an expensive venture. With imagination, simple tools, and salvaged or bargain materials, you can make everything your goats need for their health, safety, and entertainment.
Packed with useful information for goat owners, you'll learn about breeds, housing, nutrition, and more. Plus find instructions to learn how to:
- Build fences
- Construct a hay storage area
- Naturally control harmful weeds in the pasture
- Make natural worm prevention supplements
- Build a dehorning box
- Create goat play structures
- Make yogurt, cheese, lotion, soap, and more
- Bake goat treats
- And more!
From horns to tail, you're ready to tackle the needs of your goat herd with 50 DIY Projects you can create on a limited budget. Let's get started!
Praise For 50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Goats: Fencing, Milking Stands, First Aid Kit, Play Structures, and More!…
"With Janet Garman's book, I'm able to find economical ways to care for my goats and enjoy their milk. There are so many great ideas in her book." —Jessica Knowles, 104Homestead.com
"Janet Garman is an amazing livestock owner who goes above and beyond to provide for her animals. She utilizes many DIY projects on her farm to not only enhance the care and wellbeing of her animals but also to save money. Why buy what you can build? Janet can show you how!" —Mindie Dittemore, homesteadinmamma.com and author of Keeping Chickens: A Kid’s Guide to Everything You Need to Know About Breeds, Coops, Behavior, Eggs and More
"This is the book every goat keeper needs! From feeders to milk stands, it will help you build everything you need for keeping goats. I know I’ll be recommending this book to everyone who gets goats from us from now on." —Carrissa Larson, goat keeper at Featherandscalefarm.com
"If DIY is in your DNA, this is the book for you! It marries clear instructions with helpful photos, giving goat owners the confidence they need to tackle dozens of fun projects." —Steph Merkle, content director, Goat Journal and backyardgoats.iamcountryside.com
"Raising goats is like managing a bunch of fuzzy toddlers that can’t help but get themselves into trouble. Entertaining yes, but totally naughty! 50 Do-it-Yourself Projects for Keeping Goats is loaded with fun, practical, and helpful projects with easy to follow instructions and photos! I wish I had this book when we started our Arapawa herd several years ago!" —Michelle Nardozzi, goat keeper at Newbury Farms, Newburyfarms.com
Skyhorse, 9781510750128, 208pp.
Publication Date: March 10, 2020