DIY - GOAT PERCH - a way to use up our extra lumber from building the chicken coop/mansion!
One of the most common deterrents to owning a family dairy cow (or goat) on the homestead is the notion that you'll be tied down twice a day milking, but is that really true? Here's how to milk a cow AND still have a life! Need to send this to dave.
Description of the steps that should be taken in caring for the goat kids and doe after the doe freshens via Better Hens and Gardens
Six tips for safely handling your fresh milk after you get it out of your cow or goat. (and how to keep it fresh tasting too!):
The goats have freshened and are producing that creamy Nigerian Dwarf goat milk; but, can we milk yet? Learn the different approaches for when to milk.
Raising Sheep for Fiber by Sherri Lyons. Considering raising sheep for their…
Safely Handling Raw Milk (And Proper Milking Procedures For Doing So) The Elliott Homestead
Humblebee Farm / The Faires Family: Goats -Love or hate them, they're .
Winter with Our Sheep by Alyce Repko. When it comes to raising sheep, or really any animal on the homestead, each season has its challenges. Winter is no exception.