Recommended by Mother Earth News, this is a practical guide for the beginning goat raiser who aims for success on the self-reliant farmstead. Chapters cover planning, purchasing, and protecting; raising, remedies, and reproduction; milk, meat, other dairy products including cheeses, buttermilk, sour cream, yogurt, and sweets, soap and more. Black and white photos plus interviews with actual goat raisers all add to the usefulness of this new book. Glossary, recipe and regular index. Paperback. 286 pages.