Milking a goat seemed very mysterious and difficult the first time I set out to try. And what was I supposed to do with the milk after!?! Plus it seemed like there were so many different ways to do things. Milking machine or hand milking? Raw or pasteurized? What did I need to have on […]
Part of deciding to keep goats is figuring out which breed is best for you. There are advantages and disadvantages to all the breeds, but there are nine reasons why you need Nigerian Dwarf goats! I originally decided on Nigerian Dwarf goats because we have an urban homestead. Space was an issue! (Plus, they’re adorable). […]
I have borrowed a buck to breed my does and I now own 2 breeding bucks. Here is what I have learned from both situations and which one I prefer.
Phoebe has gotten a pretty bad rap on this blog, but finally, over the routine of daily milking, Ol’Phoebe and I seem to have bonded, and I guess she is actually pretty great.
It has been a long road and we still aren’t there yet, but I have FINALLY gotten Phoebe to somewhat stand to be milked. Here’s what I have learned from an overly stubborn goat.