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Listeriosis in Goats: Dangers of Feeding Moldy Hay
July 24, 2019 · · Feed & Housing

Circling Disease and Silage Sickness are other names for listeriosis in goats, commonly associated with feeding moldy hay.

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Making Ricotta Cheese in a Slow Cooker
July 5, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Accidental Ricotta. Isn’t all cheese intentional? Perhaps making ricotta cheese at home started with an ancient accident. A homesteader’s kitchen arsenal includes knowledge of crafting dairy products. Knowing how to …

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Kat’s Corner: Dehorning Goats and Trail First Aid

Katherine Drovdahl answers reader questions about dehorning goats past the age of disbudding, what to do if your doe has a hard udder, and first-aid items to carry for your pack goats!

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Goat Meat Recipes: The Forgotten Food

Goat meat recipes may have slipped out of popularity in the United States, but goat is the most widely consumed red meat worldwide.

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How to Treat Goat Diseases and Illnesses Naturally
March 14, 2019 · · Health

When it comes to goat diseases and illnesses, there are many ways to care for dairy goats naturally, without chemical intervention.

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

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 can enhance your …

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7 Great Ways to Make Aged Goat Cheese!
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Many hobby goat owners end up making goat cheese at some point, but fewer venture into aged goat cheese. This might be because aged cheese takes more time, uses more …

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A Homemade Buttermilk Recipe, Two Ways!
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

Where can you find a homemade buttermilk recipe to suit your cooking needs? And is making buttermilk difficult? No, but the recipe you use depends on how you’re using it. …

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Butterkäse

The mild flavor and soft texture make this an ideal cheese for the table. I am sure that a lot of those requests that came to me for this recipe came from folks who grew up with this as the “go to” cheese at home when young (or not so young).

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Vegetable Rennet vs. Animal Rennet in Cheese
March 14, 2019 · · Home Dairy

When making cheese, rennet usually isn’t optional. But, though they do the same thing, animal and vegetable rennet have very different beginnings.

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