Category Archives: Goats

Goat Milking Hand Pump

Attach one air tubing to the plumbing pieces and the other to the hand pump.

We were looking for a way to milk our goat more efficiently than using the hand and bucket method when we stumbled on a home made goat milking machine. The hand powered device uses an automotive tool, a hand vacuum … Continue reading

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Raising Dairy Goats In The City

This is our Nigerian Dwarf Doe named Honey.

What Breed Of Dairy Goat Is Right For You? There are many types of Dairy Goat breeds recognized in the United States such as the: Nubian, Nigerian, Lamancha, Oberhasli, Saanen, Toggenburg and Alpine. We raise the Nigerian Dwarf Goats. They originated  from … Continue reading

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Goat Milking Stand

The goat milking stand shown with a 5 gallon bucket.

We have been spending a lot of time with our Dwarf Nigerian milking goat, Honey. Her kids are weened so she is in full dairy production. We milk her twice a day so a sturdy and comfortable milking stand is … Continue reading

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How To Make Simple Goat Cheese

Here is our simple goat cheese. Click here to make it: http://gardenpool.org/recipes/how-to-make-simple-goat-cheese

Fresh goat cheese is a simple and quick to make. The recipe below only takes about 15 minutes from start to finish and will yield about 11 ounces of cheese. Materials Large Pot Large Pot Cheese Cloth Strainer Wooden Spoon … Continue reading

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