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Cheese Cultures

 

Hi! I have recently wanted to make cottage cheese and other recipe's that call for cultures.  However, after looking at the dairy connection web site, I am amazed at how expensive it can be.  Has anybody had this problem? Are there other places to

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Panir/Queso Blanco Cheese

 

Hi! I have had several people ask lately how much do I charge for making Queso Blanco.  To be honest, I am not sure how much this type of cheese would cost.  Does anybody know what is considered a fair price? I have started making it on a regular b

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A Tip on disbudding

We had our first kids arrive during the Super Bowl and have begun the kidding season, and with that the awful task of disbudding. Many years ago I watched my first disbudding and it was not pretty. The kid flicked his ear onto the disbudding iron and

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alpacas

We are planning on getting our first two alpacas (6 month old males) this weekend.  The reasons are many....first off, they are so darn cute!.....the fiber....also the theory of them being great herd protectors as we are moving a corral a little furt

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new babies

I'm not sure I know how to use this site yet, but wanted to announce the birth of two new babies yesterday. One is larger than the other and seems to be the only one nursing the last two times I've been out there. Brownie (the smaller one) has nursed

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Websites

While many of the members here already have websites up or at least partially up, I would love to see others take the plunge.   Reasons for not putting up a site usually fall into one of two categories - its too complicated, or I don't have enough ti

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Milking Supplies

Thought I would share some resources for milking supplies that I have found that come from some less than traditional goat sources.  I'm hoping others will jump in here and share their finds too!


Scale:  Pelouze Model #7842 is on the recommended list

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Hi Everybody-

     My husband and I are discovering country life and Nigerians a little later in life than most,  but we are enjoying it so much.  We still can't quite believe (and our grown children can't believe it either!) that we have a little acreage in North

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Hello from Utah

We are a small Homestead, I have a large garden, 2 pigs, 2 Nigerian dwarf does, 3 Nubian does (one who has been sold and is just waiting until she kids), and1 pygmy goat doe and one Nigerian dwarf Buck.chickens, cats, rabbits and 3 dogs.
Presently I a

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