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Making Goat Milk Yogurt

Thanks to our friend Tagan, we have found a fabulous way to make beautiful yogurt with our abundance of goat milk on applewood farm. Up until now, we’ve made chèvre (it was fine) and ricotta (good, but with limited uses), … Continue reading

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The Udder One

Our two goats, Dot and Janie, have a pretty nice set-up on our little farm. Their water bucket is heated to prevent freezing, they always have a good deal of hay, they get fed a mixture of organic goat pellets … Continue reading

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Goat Milk?

Janie The Precocious Goat is still making milk. Back at the beginning of May, I wrote a piece about Janie making milk without having been bred (you can read that post here: https://applewoodfarm.wordpress.com/2014/05/04/shes-not-kidding/).  At the time, we really didn’t know whether … Continue reading

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She’s Not Kidding

The other day, my friend Malene called to ask if I’d be interested in adopting a goat from her friend, Terry.  She said that Terry’s second-to-last goat had died the night before and this left Janie, an eight-year-old Nubian-Saanan mix, all … Continue reading

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Cindy the Goat (2011-2013)

Cindy, our beautiful Boer-Sanaan goat, died today. She hadn’t been sick and she wasn’t old.  When we closed her up last night, she was munching her apples and all was right with the world. This morning, Dave got up to … Continue reading

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Learning to Milk

Milking a goat is not an activity that comes naturally to a human–at least not to this human.  It took a couple of days to fall into a rhythm with Cindy and, after all, being milked was a totally new … Continue reading

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