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    hi, have FF that kidded triplets a month ago. I have had her on stand for grain the last week, sitting next to her, stroking her side, holding hand next to teat, holding teat. No milking tried, nor did I lock her in. When she had finished grain, I let her jump down and put her away. The last...
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    I wasn't satisfied with the options for chilling milk from my 2 Alpines, so I came up with the idea of a double walled stainless steel bucket. After a lot of work and a few prototypes, I finally am making them! It is called the Alpine Chiller. Check out my website and let me know if you have any...
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    I have been milking our goats twice a day since February and they are milking really well. But now I am considering milking once a day for the rest of this year. Any reasons why I shouldn't milk only once a day? Is it too hard on the girls? Appreciated the advice.
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    I have 2 does that are about 18 months old and delivered one kid each in January 2014. I don't know anything about their lineage other than they were bought from a dairy in Oklahoma. These 2 does are producing about 1 quart each per day. All my other girls are producing 1/2 gallon to 1+...
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    We have Nubians. We have one goat that has been hand milked for at least two years, maybe a third (by preious owner). But now have another gaot in milk. We bought a milk machine to help make process quicker and easier as we add goats to our herd. However, when we hooked up the milker (Henry...
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    My hubby saw the hand pump systems for sale on line and designed me a vacuum system using a vac pump & pressure gage that he had. It works great but now I wondering if a pulsator would work on a vac system. Any thoughts?
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    In the past I've always let the kids get the does milk production going. However this year I was approached by a therapy ranch that brought my kids but I have to bottle feed for 3 weeks then the therapy ranch will take over. My family uses the milk, so my ? now is how often do I milk the does to...
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