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Publisher Description

This book shows how to provide shelter for goats, trim hooves, drench, vaccinate, tattoo, disbud, eartag and milk goats by hand or using a machine. Also covers buying a goat, kidding, show preparation, record keeping, health problems, quality assurance, animal welfare and safety. Simple to follow with step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and full-colour pictures. 

Goat AgSkills is part of the AgSkills series: books that provide clear explanations about a wide range of practical tasks performed in farming. Industry personnel and departmental officers have been involved in compiling these Agskills. Find them in the iBooks Store.


CONTENTS

General Safety Precautions

Animal Welfare

Quality Assurance 

Provide Shelter for Goats

Hoof Trimming a Goat

Drenching a Goat

Vaccinating a Goat

Disbudding a Goat

Tattooing and Ear Tagging a Goat

Guide to Buying a Dairy Goat

Problems Associated with Kidding

Hand Milk a Goat

Machine Milk a Goat

Recognise and Treat Mastitis

Recognise and Treat Udder Conditions in Goats

Recognise and Treat Footrot in Goats

Recognise and Treat Lice Infestation in Goats

Plant Poisoning in Goats

Show Preparation of Goats

Goat Management Planner

Record Keeping for Fibre Goats

What is a Safe Work Method Statement?

Check Your Skill

Notes on Selecting Drenches for Goats

Notes on Footrot in Goats


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jennifer Laffan has written many publications and training resources for the NSW Department of Primary Industries, including others in the AgSkills series.

GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2011
June 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
74
Pages
PUBLISHER
Agriculture NSW
SELLER
NSW Trade & Investment
SIZE
15.8
MB

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