Books About Goat

1996. 347pp. Improving goat production in the tropics: a manual for development workers By C. P. PeacockGoats play a vital role in the rural economy of many poor countries, and numerous projects have been established to encourage their development. But the extension workers employed on such projects are often untrained in goat production, and the only available textbooks are mostly very academic or irrelevant to tropical regions. Designed specifically for non-specialists, this step-by-step guide offers practical advice on goat-keeping in tropical climates, with comprehensive guidelines on how to plan and implement a goat-development programme, and carry out any practical activity associated with goats. With technical information clearly explained and a wealth of high-quality illustrations, the book will be of great value to field-workers, to government and NGO planners and managers, and to teachers and students of livestock development. Published in association with FARM-Africa.

2006. 135pp. The goat handbook By Ulrich Jaudas, Seyedmehdi MobiniGoats are economically valuable animals, but owners need basic information about their care, housing, breeding, and upkeep. Here is expert advice in non-technical language. Barron's popular line of "Pet Handbooks " resembles Barron's "Pet Owner's Manuals "series, but are larger, having more pages, more photos and line illustrations, and more detailed advice and information. Pet owners and soon-to-be owners will find reliable information from breeders, veterinarians, and pet care experts presented in easy-to-follow, handsomely designed volumes.

1994. 620pp. Goat medicine By Mary C. Smith, David M. ShermanIdeal for any practitioner concerned with promoting the health and productivity of commercial herds, this book constitutes a single complete source for current information on medical and behavioral problems, presenting signs, relevant diseases, drug therapies with precise dosages, management "pearls" and alternative approaches to care.

2000. 771pp. Veterinary clinical examination and diagnosis By O. M. Radostits, Ian G. Mayhew, Doreen Marie HoustonThis comprehensive text provides all of the information required to perform a thorough clinical examination of each organ system in common small and large animal species. Initial chapters on restraint, handling, and information gathering set the scene for sections on the particular skills necessary for examinations of different species, and detailed examinations of individual organ systems. Organ system chapters address additional tests available to practitioners to aid in diagnosis. Throughout this easily-accessible format, handy clinical boxes highlight key information. Tables and text boxes also place important information at your fingertips. Generously illustrated with line drawings, black and white photographs, and a color plate section, Veterinary Clinical Examination and Diagnosis provides all the tools needed to examine patients and reach a firm, confident diagnosis.

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