Getting started milking your goats (or cows) can be a little confusing. You can start your milking journey in 5 easy to follow steps!
We’re bringing home our first cow ever thing year, and reflecting on the reasons why we want a cow — even though we already have dairy goats. Many things led to our decision to add a miniature Jersey cow to our homestead. Read on to see if a miniature cow might be right for you, […]
I don’t know many people in real life who have cows. A few acquaintances, but no good friends with whom I can talk regularly about cows. Like many of my interests, I turn to blogs to find like-minded people who are happy to talk non-stop about cows, manure, hay, minerals, pasture, milking schedule and bottle-feeding […]
Is it your dream to buy a family milk cow? Or even a herd? Maybe you’ve got a cow or two and you’ve been thinking of selling. There’s always some risk to buying and selling these beautiful creatures, but with a few simple guidelines, you can learn when to buy and sell them for the […]
Chances are your family loves yogurt. It seems that most households keep at least a few of those little containers in their fridge for a quick snack, lunch or dessert. Well, did you know that you can make your own yogurt for just a fraction of the cost, and it’s SO much healthier?
It seems so great to have your own milk producing animals on the farm, but how do you keep the milk from becoming a backlog in the refrigerator. We use a designated time each day and have designated products that we create with our milk. You have to set time aside to process milk on […]