A family milk cow is an expensive animal to keep. So far in this series we have concluded that a family milk cow will NOT BE CHEAPER to keep than what most families spend on groceries. BUT… if you are a big spender on dairy… we discusses MANY WAYS that you can save money on […]
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In this episode of the Podcast, we interview Rachyl Travis, of Travis Family Farm. At 9 years old, milking her first goat, Rachyl had no idea that someday she would be running a successful family farm business. A pet goat given to her at 9 years old soon turned into multiple goats, and when Rachyl […]
This second try at milking goats was worse than the first time! But then.. something good happened! It has been long enough for our does deworming medication to pass and allow us to consume their milk again. We decided to try milking both our goats again, and it didn’t go great. Lacy was a real […]
If you are homesteading to feed your family, these 2 animals will give you more food than any other! If you have a homestead that is focused on feeding your family, and you have enough room and pasture to keep one happy… You should get a family milk cow. No other animal can produce so […]
The LONG AWAITED time is finally here! We are breeding our cow Ladybug! More on that in a minute… The week started with an exciting package I got in the mail. I have been using game cameras for years to keep track of wildlife on my own property, pattern their movements, and for security […]