Whether you want to raise a dairy barn full of milkers, a hundred meat goats for market, a herd of Angoras for mohair fiber, or a few Pygmies as pets, this book is for you. Expert, hands-on advice makes it easy to get started raising a healthy herd. Longtime goat farmer Carol Amundson describes the breeds popular in the United States and Canada and explains all the helpful dos and donrs"ts. There is even a glossary of caprine terms and a list of breed associations. Illustrated in full color, this guidebook is an indispensable resource for those who want to raise their very own goats. Easy-to-follow tips help you to: Choose the right breed for your needs Evaluate and purchase goats House and feed your herd Keep your herd healthy Breed goats and birth kids Show goats at fair or club events Market goats and their products Since 1928, the National FFA Organization-formerly known as Future Farmers of America-has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 500,000 members in 7,358 chapters in all 50 states, as well as 5,000,000 alumni around the country.Amundson, Carol is the author of 'How to Raise Goats', published 2009 under ISBN 9780760331576 and ISBN 076033157X.