Goat milking

Learn the essential techniques and tips to become a skilled goat milker. Discover the rewards of goat milking and start enjoying fresh, nutritious milk straight from your own backyard.
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Goat’s milk is often a specialty item in the United States, but about 65 percent of the world population drinks goat’s milk. If you’re finding cow’s milk hard to digest or looking for a change, we’ve got you covered. Check out how goat’s milk compares to other types of milk to see if this option is right for you.

Emily Ann Graham
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As I mentioned in the last post about my goats, it was a really steep learning curve for me and the goats while I was figuring out how to milk and they were figuring out how to behave on the milk stand. I finally got the hang of milking after a week or so, but I was having to hold one of the goat's back legs and only milk with one hand. Since no matter how sweetly I asked them or threatened to make sausage out of them they still danced and pranced while they where in the stanchion. The…

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No matter how you slice it, having a dairy animal is definitely a commitment. However, for us, the luxury of having raw milk far surpasses any “hassle” the goats might present to us! And truthfully, they really are not much trouble. Our goats are due to kid any day now, and I am gearing to […]

Melissa Carlson