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Goats of the World

By Valerie Porter

ISBN: 9780852363478
PUBLISHED: 2002
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 260x190 mm
INSIDE: 20 pages colour plates

This is a valuable reference book for those with an interest in the goat. Describes over 500 breeds and types of goat worldwide.

The breed entries are arranged according to country of origin, and the range covers: dairy breeds of Europe and N America; specialised meat breeds from South Africa and the famous breeds in the Indian subcontinent. Other important types described are the mohair-producing Angora goat from Turkey, the cashmere goats of central Asia, the new breeds from Brazil and finally, the feral goats of America, Europe and Australasia.

Illustrations by Jake Tebbit.

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