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starting to milk

Someone posted this question on my page: I wonder how we'll learn to milk her if she's nursing her twins. How long do the twins stay with…

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Lopsided udder/teats

What do I do about a 2 day postpartum momma with lopsided udder/teats? Milk comes out of both years but the bigger one seems to be a little…

Started by Cassie

5 May 24
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Pink milk

Hi, we just got our first doe in milk on Saturday! Last night and this morning though her milk has had a strong pink tint to it. Any ideas…

Started by Melissa Sawyer

7 Apr 20
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


Hello everybody, I don’t own any goats yet but I’m planning to get some nigerian dwarves soon. My question is: does anybody use the ND milk…

Started by Francesco

5 Oct 1, 2021
Reply by Francesco

New to milking

My sweet girl just gave birth to her first baby girl a week ago yesterday. I tried to get some milk from her through the week but was getti…

Started by Jacob Patrick Kirtley

7 May 30, 2019
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Butterfat versus Cheese Production

From another source, this was posted:"It's the high allele's on their S1 Casein protein gene that causes the higher yield, softer curd and…

Started by Glenna Rose

0 Sep 24, 2018

Chilling Milk Quickly Equipment Question

How do you chill your Goats milk quickly? I was having a major problem with off tasting milk until I started really focusing on the chillin…

Started by Myra Isaac

3 Jul 28, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Just a funny milking question

Does anyone here think it's possible for a doe to give more to her favorite milker? My Will and I share duties; I almost always milk in the…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

1 Apr 18, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle


I need to change from two milking a day to one. What are the best (easiest on my doe) ways to do that? I think she is about one month pregn…

Started by Barbara Jean Rondine

1 Jan 22, 2018
Reply by Deborah Niemann-Boehle

Ornery Milker ?

Happy new year, goat friends!  I have a question about one of my milkers.  I'm not sure if I should be concerned, or up my patience/stubbor…

Started by Kali Sink

6 Jan 19, 2018
Reply by Melissa Johnson

Doe lets her brother nurse

All, if anyone else has dealt with this issue, I'd love to hear your experiences and outcomes. Our doe is a second freshener, and this time…

Started by Naomi D'Andrea

5 Jan 13, 2018
Reply by Rachel Payne


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Yogurt Maker

2-quart milk pail

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