I never thought I would be a person who would use a milking machine but it became a necessity at one point.  I started searching for a goat milking machine that wouldn't cost an arm and a leg because, like most homesteaders, we have limited resources.

There are alot of stories involving how curious goats are but just how curious are goats?  The question may even be are they curious or are they just plain nosey?


When the wind chill is -5 degrees outside the last thing you want to do is leave your warm, wood stove heated home to go outside and do chores...........Well welcome to the world of homesteading where the chores must be done regardless of the temperature outside.

When I first started milking our two Nigerian Dwarf goats I did not think I would ever be able to tell people that with time and patience you will be milking those goats and it will actually be enjoyable.  Yes, you read that right I said enjoyable.

The first thing I will say about this article is that it will continue to grow as I continue to learn....

When I first started begging my husband to get some dairy goats a couple of years ago I never thought about how much I had to learn.  And boy did I have a lot to learn.