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DIY Oregano Goat Udder Balm Means Happy Goats
March 14, 2019 · · Health

Add to Favorites If you have milking goats, then you’ll want to have a goat udder balm on hand. During milking, a goat’s udder can naturally get dry from all …

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Raising Baby Goats In Cold Weather
March 14, 2019 · · Health

Freshening out does in cold weather can be a challenge, but those cute soft babies are well worth the obstacles of raising baby goats in cold weather.

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The Udderly EZ Goat Milking Machine Makes Life Easier

So what do you do if your arms hurt too much to milk your goats? And how can a goat milking machine help?

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Build Your Own Small-Scale Goat Milking Machine

If you’re raising goats for milk, it pays to build your own goat milking machine.

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Getting Started with Meat Goat Farming

Are you interested in meat goat farming? There’s a lot of published advice out there. But if you want the best direction, ask someone with a successful track record.

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How to Can Milk

While frozen milk will taste more like fresh, it takes up a lot of space in the freezer. It costs money and energy to keep it frozen. Canning milk is one way to preserve your milk and save energy at the same time.

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8 Uses for Whey Around the Homestead
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites Don’t throw out valuable products! There are many uses for whey around the homestead. As with coffee grounds for plants or cornhusks for mulch, these valuable byproducts …

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A Breakdown of Proteins in Curd vs. Whey
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites When making goat cheese, you end up with most of the protein in curd and lactose in the whey, but we can get a bit more specific …

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Want to Offer Goat Cheese For Sale?
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Add to Favorites Many people who keep dairy goats would love to offer their goat cheese for sale. But how easy (and legal) is this to do? Unfortunately, for most …

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The Gift of Rennet

Back in 2002, I had the privilege of touring France with a group consisting mostly of amateur and professional cheesemakers from all over the U.S. And it was on this tour that I began to develop a deeper understanding of the true importance and value of rennet.

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