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My wife and I just saw this, thinking about getting goats for milk. When and how will it be available for people who missed the kickstarter?
 
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If all goes smoothly, then it will be available for sale next month (hopefully earlier rather than later). I will post links here and on Kickstarter when that happens.
 
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The proof copies are now here and look great.

I will be sending out copies very soon!
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I've started sending out the books!

I have no internet at home currently so things are are a bit slow, and I can't post much on here or Kickstarter, but I have sent out around half the books, with the rest of them on the way very soon!
 
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I got my book two days ago! I've been enjoying reading it in my spare time (which is limited right now due to it being gardening season!), but it's already helped me understand my neightbor's goats better. I look foreward to writing a review once I finished reading it, and also lending it to my neighbors who are keeping goats!
 
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Hey cool! I just got a book from Australia!
Looks very well done! I'll look through it more later. And I'll review it too, if you want.
Thank you Ms Kate!!! :D
 
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It's great to hear the books are beginning to arrive : )

I'd love to read reviews of it! I will try to set up an official review thread soon.
 
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Busy spring time means limited time for reading, but I'm on page 45 of my ebook now and I can already warmly recommend this book!

I found the nutrition part particularly interesting. I've studied nutrition quite a bit, but I didn't know e.g. about the different needs for copper of different goat breeds or how the lack of potassium may manifest itself in goats.

It just so happens many Finnish soils are  deficient on copper too, just like the Australian soils Kate mentions.

The book is well written, a joy to read, a great gift for any goat owner.
 
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Book review!

Lovely book Kate! Exactly what I wanted to learn! :D
 
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I went and turned Pearl's review thread into a wiki, added my review, and then added the thread to the review grid!

I also added you, Kate, as an editor for the review page's wiki, so you can change/add any more websites or threads that I didn't find.

And, I went to try to review it on amazon, but I didn't see it there! Is there anywhere your book is listed for sale so I can add my review there, too? It'd also be great to add that to the review page, so people can send you money for you lovely book!

And, of course, you're more than welcome to sell the ebook here on permies! And, you're also welcome to do a giveaway, too, whenever life calms down some for you!
 
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Thank you Nina, Pearl, and Nicole!

I don't have electricity or internet at home at the moment so greatly appreciate your effort in making the Wiki, Nicole, as I was struggling to find the time to set it up. Thank you!

The book is available for pre-order on Amazon, with the release date set for the 1st of May.

Later this week we're supposed to be getting our solar panels set up, so if that doesn't get delayed again I will hopefully be back online soon, and will put the eBook on the digital marketplace soon after that.
 
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The paperback and hardcover editions are now available for pre-order from Amazon, Book Depository, Barnes and Noble, and probably other places too, and can be ordered into libraries and local bookshops!

Backyard Dairy Goats on Book Depository (free shipping worldwide)

Backyard Dairy Goats on Amazon.com

Goodreads review page, with links to lots of other book shops
 
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Never have too many informational books on things, ordered the paper back copy it will be here tomorrow!
 
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Some exciting news...

Soon I will be going on a virtual book tour for 'Backyard Dairy Goats', and one of my stops will be here on Permies, in the first week of June. We'll be having a giveaway, and I'll be answering questions in the goat forum.

I will update this thread with more virtual book tour stops, including an upcoming article about raising goats in the suburbs.

The Kindle edition is also now available!
 
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