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Yogurt

Although I like my goat milk yogurt, I didn’t make it too often. I had one of the yogurt makers that uses the small jars with it being gone within two days!  I had been hearing about the Instant Pot so I joined the facebook Instant Pot Community to learn more.  I was skeptical about another appliance, but when I learned it has a yogurt feature, More

Look what we did – My girls and me!!!

Ginger and Dollie gave their wonderful milk for great cream cheese! In the intitial judging, both of my entries received blue ribbons. Later, in the celebrity judging and Judge’s Choice, we received first *and* second!
(This is the recipe in the “Milking and Products” section.)

Fair-2017-Ribbons

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Moonlight’s Pedigree

Pedigree-5-generation-Moonlight-and-India

 

Some good from heartache

I posted on a local goat facebook site that I was looking for orphans or rejected kids for my doe who lost her babies and really needed someone to love. More

Ginger lost her twins

First, Ginger’s due date was February 28th based on Day 143 which is when most of my does kid.  Gestation is officially 145-155 days.  On Monday, March 7th, Day 151, at 2:00 a.m., Ginger started calling but did not appear to be in labor as in no contractions.  More

Pregnancy test results

Pregnancy test results are back as of January 14th.   Big disappointment is that Summer is NOT pregnant and was dried up at the end of November so she would have a good three-month rest before mid-March kidding. More

Glenna’s ice cream recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • Two quarts whole milk (real milk not factory milk, IceCreamSigngoat milk is best with Nigerian Dwarf goat milk being supreme)
  • Two cups sugar (organic cane dehydrated sugar is what I use, have only been able to find it at Costco)
  • One dozen eggs (real eggs, again not factory eggs)
  • 2.5 Tablespoons of pure vanilla (again, pure, not extract)

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