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?
Making the decision between a dairy goat and a cow is one of the toughest decisions of being a homesteader! Check out the pros and cons of both animals to help you make the right choice for you and your homestead!