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Festus

  • Joined Jan 2019
Goat Husbandry
« on: October 11, 2020, 06:58:31 pm »
Hi.  Can anyone recommend a good book on all aspects of goat husbandry.  They seem to be fairly thin on the ground and I like a book to refer to rather than searching on the Internet.

Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: Goat Husbandry
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2020, 08:39:49 pm »
Mackenzie's "Goat Husbandry", 5th edition. May be thin on the ground in 2ndhand shops/abebooks right now. I think the 4th edition is probably quite good as well if you disregard the veterinary medicine bit, for diseaes/vet care etc, I would recommend David Harwood's "The veterinary guide to goat health and welfare", available from the BGS, but probably only to BGS members. I also quite like Peter Dunn's veterinary goat book. There is also a lot of info on the BGS website.

Festus

  • Joined Jan 2019
Re: Goat Husbandry
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2020, 09:00:34 am »
Many thanks

 

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