Interested in getting a dairy goat (or two) for your farm or homestead? Don’t get one without making sure that you are getting the breed that is best suited for your farm. In this guide, I’ll give you general expectations that you can have for the milk flavor, milk protein and butterfat, milk production, preferred […]
Goats have personalities, and sometimes they act a little like cats, and sometimes they act a little like dogs. The dogs, or extroverted, goats are happy to be loved and petted, but the introverted, or cat-like, goats just aren’t. Unless it’s on their terms. The problem is when you have an introverted milk goat. She’s […]
We’ve ended up with many a hoof in the milk over the first couple months of milking our first doe. Find out some of the tricks we’ve learned to help us newbies to have a successful milking experience.
Jeremy picked out some pieces of scrap wood, and, with a few screws, put together a milking stand for our goats. Here’s how he did it!