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The Joy of Keeping Goats

The Ultimate Guide to Dairy and Meat Goats (Joy of Series)

Laura Childs


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Goats are easy to care for and a low-investment choice for anyone wishing to live out rural dreams or add to an existing stable. The Joy of Keeping Goats offers practical advice, clear guidelines, and wonderful anecdotes from author and self-sustainer Laura Childs. In her book, she walks readers step-by-step through important information on breeds, feeding requirements, how to make cheese, and much more. With gorgeous color photographs, The Joy of Keeping Goats clearly illustrates what an easy and rewarding experience raising goats can be.

Skyhorse, 9781616083007, 256pp.

Publication Date: June 8, 2011

About the Author

Laura Childs was a self-proclaimed city girl who broke away from the hectic urban life. Now living on a small, self-sustained farm in Ontario, Canada, she chronicles everyday adventures of raising goats, chickens, horses, and other animals on her Web site, She is the author of The Joy of Keeping Farm Animals and The Joy of Keeping Goats.