Getting started milking your goats (or cows) can be a little confusing. You can start your milking journey in 5 easy to follow steps!
Do you milk your own goats or cows? Do you use a traditional teat dip or spray? I used to use a store bought spray as well. But knowing that these products are full of unhealthy chemicals led me to create my own antibacterial, essential oil teat spray! I love it and I would love […]
Goat’s milk gets a bad rap. I’ve heard people describe goat’s milk as “goaty” or just plain gross. But when handled properly, it isn’t that way at all! I’ve become a goat’s milk advocate of sorts, trying to get people to just take a sip. Try it, you’ll like it! There are several factors that […]
There are a lot of different teat washes out there, a lot of them contain bleach. I just can’t wrap my head around washing a goat’s udder and teats with bleach. I understand the reasoning, to kill all the bacteria that could potentially cause a problem. Bleach, even diluted, is harsh. Here’s a better homemade […]
Getting a milking goat is only 1/2 the fun! You still need to milk them, and a stand for milking is just what you need to make that chore easier! Here’s how we made ours for our Nigerian Dwarf.