This early work is a fascinating read for any goat enthusiast or historian of the breed, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical for the amateur or professional goat farmer today. Extensively illustrated with text and full page photographs and diagrams. Contents Include: Preface; There's Milk in Your Backyard; What Breed to Buy?; How to Buy a Good Doe; The Goat's Quarters; Feeding for More Milk; Grooming the Goat; Milking and Care of Milk and Equipment; Breeding-Good and Bad; The Buck; Kidding; Feeding the Kids; Removing Horns; Chevon; Keeping Goats Healthy; Goat Milk and Cream; Making Butter at Home; Making Cheese from Goat Milk; What to do with Manure; Goats as a Business; and an Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.