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Complete self-sufficiency may seem out of reach, but for more and more of us, increasing our self-reliance as much as possible is the order of the day. Incorporating dairy goats as the centerpiece of a diversified homestead can be the key to achieving this goal, and "Raising Goats Naturally" will show you how.

By working with nature, you can raise dairy goats and produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fertilizer, leather, fiber, and soap--all without relying on drugs or following the factory farm model. By observing your own animals closely and educating yourself about their specific needs, you can create an individualized plan for keeping them healthy and maximizing their productivity. This unique, fully-illustrated guide will teach you to help your herd thrive with: breed-specific descriptions to help you choose the right livestock for your goals and lifestyledetailed information on housing, fencing, breeding, health, milking, and nutritioncomplete recipes and instructions for making your own cheese, dairy products, and soap, as well as cooking with goat meat

Packed with personal experiences backed up by expert veterinary advice and scientific studies, "Raising Goats Naturally" brings together a wealth of practical information on raising goats for the love of it and using their milk and meat to become more self-reliant.

Deborah Niemann is a homesteader, writer, and self-sufficiency expert who has raised livestock for over ten years. The author of "Homegrown and Handmade" and "Ecothrifty," she presents extensively on topics including soapmaking, breadbaking, cheesemaking, composting, and homeschooling.

About Deborah Niemann

Deborah Niemann is a homesteader, writer and self-sufficiency expert who presents extensively on skills for living a more self-reliant life. She has raised livestock for over 10 years and is the administrator of a popular online forum and social network focused on Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats. She is the author of Homegrown and Handmade: A Practical Guide to More Self-Reliant Living, and Ecothrifty: Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life. Deborah and her family produce all of their own meat, eggs and dairy products, while an organic garden and orchard provide fruit and vegetables.

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Author : Deborah Niemann
Publisher : New Society Publishers
Data Published : 15 October 2013
ISBN : 0865717451
EAN : 9780865717459
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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