||Techniques and Tips to Raise a Healthy, Useful Trail Companion
This book covers packgoat conformation, gear selection and fitting, training packgoats, field first aid, poisonous plants, packgoat supply resources, packgoat health and management. 145 pages, softcover. Over 50 how-to photos and diagrams. $17.95 plus $3.50 shipping.
DIET FOR WETHERS
||A Guide to Feeding Your Goat for Health and Longevity
"Diet For Wethers" is the first book that tells you how to feed your wethered goat. Previously goat nutrition information was primarily produced for the dairy industry. With the growth in popularity of using goat wethers as packgoats and harness goats, it's time for more information about proper nutrition for "The Boys."
Chapters about selection of Dietary Components, balancing the diet, evaluating feed quality, feeding on the trail, reading feed tags, diseases that can have a dietary cause, sample diets that are working well for packgoat breeders.
100 pages, softcover. Charts, diagrams and tables covering aspects of feed selection. $14.95 plus $3.50 shipping.
Carolyn Eddy, the author of these books, raised and trained packgoats.
She had 35 years of packing experience, backpacking, horse packing and
now, goatpacking. These books were a result of answering questions at
presentations and conferences and from providing information to packgoat
purchasers. Carolyn also had long term experience in working with horse
and goat owners to develop training and nutritional programs.
With a credit card, these books may be purchased from Caprine Supply
from Northwest Packgoat Supply at www.northwestpackgoats.com,
or from Hoegger's Supply at www.hoeggergoatsupply.com.
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