Posts Tagged ‘Books On Goats’
The way to plan and start your small farm, a practical step-by-step guide to operating a small farm in the new millennium examines alternative farming enterprises. This books talk about making a sustainable, profitable family farm, and the livestock to do it with.
This book is crammed full of unromanticised technical information while managing to remain very readable. There is a dry sense of humour that accompanies the descriptions of the inevitable difficulties in keeping goats which is heartening! The text covers the history of goat husbandry along with issues relating to housing, feeding, breeding, dairy and meat farming, harness goats, diseases, laws and even intermittent insights into goat psychology.
Of the many books I have read on goat farming, this one is one of the best by far if you are an inexperienced Goat farmer. Sue Weaver has all the information packed into this small book in a very organized, easy to find manner.
This is a very interesting and informative article on Peste Des Petits Ruminats (PPR) published by the FAO of the United Nations.
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PPR is a severe fast spreading disease of mainly domestic small ruminants. It is characterized by the sudden onset of depression, fever, discharge from the eyes and nose, sores in the mouth, disturbing breathing and coughing and foul smelling breath.