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 […]
Are you thinking about purchasing milking goats? Do you have goats, and are considering milking them? Well, we here at The Old Trodden Lane did! And we would like to share with you what the essential supplies every homesteader needs to milk a goat (and maybe some things that will just make it a little […]
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.