Hawks Mountain Ranch
Pygora Goats
Gaston, OR

 

 

 

 

 

Helpful Magazines, Books, Supply Catalogs
for raising Fiber Goats

Hawks Mountain Ranch
Pygora Goats
Lisa Roskopf
PH:
503-539-0295
Lisa@hawksmtnranch.com
www.hawksmtnranch.com
51920 S.W. Dundee Road
Gaston, OR 97119

Suggested books, magazines and catalogs
for raising fiber goats and their products

I have put together this list of books, magazines, and catalogs that I have on hand and find useful in raising my Pygora goats.  Some information is written about sheep but applies to goats as well.

I hope you find this information helpful in raising your own Pygoras--Lisa

Click on a topic below:

Pygora specific information

Books on raising goats and sheep

Goat and Sheep magazines

Catalogs for veterinary supplies & animal equipment

Books on wool, spinning & fiber arts

Spinning and Weaving magazines

Miscellaneous Fun Books for Kids and Adults alike

    Pygora specific information:

    Pygora Fiber Fun Book-Chris Utterback
    All about Pygora fiber. 
      

    Books on raising goats:

    Beginning Shepherd's Manual - Smith

    Colored Sheep and Wool - Kent Erskine
    (The Proceedings of the World Congress on Coloured Sheep U.S.A 1989)

    Diseases and Disorders of the Sheep and Goats - Linklater & Smith

    Diseases of the Goat - John Matthews

    Farm Livestock - Graham Boatfield

    Field Guide to Plants Poisonous to Livestock-Western U.S.  -  Shirley A. Weathers

    GOATS of the World - Valerie Porter

    Herbal Recipes for Farm Animals - Diana manseau

    Lambing Problems - Laura Lawson

    Managing your Ewe and her Newborn Lambs - Laura Lawson

    Merck's Veterinary Manual

    Missouri Grazing Manual - University of Missouri-Columbia

    The Modern Shepherd - Brown & Meadowcroft

    Outline of Clinical Diagnosis in Sheep - Wright

    Practical Lambing - Eales & Small
    (Book is from England and has some good photos)

    Pygora Goat Management Booklet - Chris Utterback
    (Great for 1st time Pygora goat owners and children. 

    Pygora Fiber Fun Book - Chris Utterback
    All about Pygora fiber and it's uses

    Raising Sheep the Modern Way - Paula Simmons

    The Sheep Book - Parker

    Sheep and Goat Science - Ensminger & Parker

    Sheep Ailments - Eddie Straiton
    (Book is from England and has some very good photos)

    Sheep Housing and Equipment Handbook - Iowa State University

    The Sheep Raisers Manual - William Kreusi

    SID Sheep Production Handbook - American Sheep Industry Association

    Showing Sheep-A selecting, raising, fitting and showing guide- Laura Lawson

    The Veterinary Book for Sheep Farmers -Henderson

    Your Sheep, A kid's guide to raising & showing - Simmons & Salsbur

     

    Goat and Sheep Magazines:

    Black Sheep Newsletter
    25455 N.W. Dixie Mtn Rd.
    Scappoose, OR 97056
    E-mail:
    BSNewsltr@earthlink.net
    Website:
    www.blacksheepnewsletter.net

    Pygora Breeders Association Newsletter
    Website: www.pba-pygora.org

     

    Catalogs for veterinary supplies &  equipment:

    Caprine Supply
    Phone: 1-800-646-7736

    Email: info@caprinesupply.com
    www.caprinesupply.com

    Jeffers
    Phone:  1-800-533-3377
    www.jefferspet.com

    Nasco Catalog
    Phone:  1-800-558-9595
    4825 stoddard Rd.
    Modesto, California 95356
    www.nasco.com


    Premier
    Phone:  1-800-282-6631
    www.premier1supplies.com

    Sydell
    Phone:  1-800-842-1369
    E-mail:  sydell@sydell.com
    Website:  www.sydell.com

     

    Spinning and weaving magazines:

    Spin Off Magazine
    Phone: 1-888-480-5464
    www.spinoffmagazine.com

     

    Books on wool, spinning & fiber arts:

    Black Sheep Newletter Companion -Sachiye Jones

    Colored Sheep and Wool - Kent Erskine
    (The proceedings of the World Congress on Coloured Sheep U.S.A. 1989)

    Fibre Facts - Bette Hochberg

    Handspinners Handbook - Bette Hochberg

    High Whorling - Priscilla Gibson-Roberts
    (Excellent book on drop spindles)

    In Sheep's Clothing - Nola & Jane Fournier
    (Check out page 134 about Icelandic wool)

    New directions for felt an ancient craft -Gunilla Pactau Sjoberg

    Practical Lambing and Lamb Care - Eales & Small

    Spinning - Lee Raven
    (Great beginner spinning book)

    Turning wool into a Cottage Industry - Paula Simmons
    (Check out page 162 about Woodland Woolworks)

    Wool Fibers - Diane Betts

     

    Fun Books for Kids and Adults Alike:

    It's Hard to Look Cool When Your Car's Full of Sheep - Roger Pond

    Things that go "Baa!" in the Night - Roger Pond

    Buddhism for Sheep - Louise Howard

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