From Barn to Fridge: 6 Tips for Safely Handling Raw Milk • The Prairie Homestead
Uh… So what do you do after it comes out of the udder? It’s a question I get a lot–especially from folks of my generation whose previous experience with milk entails grabbing a jug of the white stuff out of the cooler at the grocery store. As I shared last week, I have weighed the […]
Like this except rain would run down your back... George: "This is my milking stall. I bought a milking cow off a commercial farm. She could not be milked because she would not stand still. I realized that she had never stood on anything but concrete and could not get comfortable. I built this mobile stall to act as a waterer, feeder, salt lick station, weather proof cover for her and me, and to be mobile from pasture to pasture."
La Petite Farm in Ohio
Handy Dandy Milking Stanchion...for short cows, who may or may not kick After we sold off Bossie's calf, she became nasty toward me in the milk stand. She would kick every chance she got, and as fast as I try to be...she clipped my knee good. Then if she really wanted to take me down, she would go sideways and push me into the corner and kick at me. I'm not one to back down from a fight...and I'd like to think I can outsmart a dumb cow (she's really not dumb and that's the problem!) . I…
Cow Milk Stanchion
Well I finally got around to building the girls a milking stanchion. You may be wondering why I'm building one now when it still nearly a year before it will be used. Well at the rate it is taking me to tame these two I figure I'd better get started on getting them used to…