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STOCKSCH 190D

Raising Dairy Goats Sustainably


  • C1 - CPE Regular Semester Schedule (9/5-12/12)
  • Online

  • Fee:  $1,446 ($482/credit, 3 credits)
  • 41724, Lecture 1

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  • Deborah Niemann-Boehle
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How to Enroll

This course explores the differences between conventional, organic, and sustainable methods of raising goats and managing a dairy, whether for home or commercial use. It will cover planning and managing the dairy, as well as natural methods of raising goats. It will integrate current research on goat health issues with management practices. Breeding and birthing issues will be discussed in detail, as well as raising kids. Basics of cheese and soap making will be included, as well as composting waste and using milk or whey as fertilizer or to raise other meat animals, such as poultry, pigs, and calves. Part of the Online Certificate in Sustainable Food and Farming and the Sustainable Food and Farming Associate's Degree.


  • Last Day to:
  • Register 9/18, Drop 9/18, Withdraw 10/19

Refund Schedule:
Full refund through 9/18, 50% 10/19 (registration fee not refundable)
No refund after 10/19

Interested in Online Learning?