Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Increasing the Herd
We got quite a surprise this morning when we showed up to milk. There were 2 more goats there!
We now have 4 goats. These 2 white ones are Saanen(had to look up that spelling) and are supposed to produce lots of milk.
Only 1 of the new goats is producing right now, but she is producing as much as the 2 others are combined. She seems to produce a much bigger stream of milk also, bigger holes in the teats or something I suppose.
Our original 2 I believe are Nubian or more properly, Anglo-Nubian, according to this site. http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/goats/
So this morning we got right around 1 gallon of milk. We haven't tasted it yet to see if we notice a difference in the taste or not, but since it is all mixed, I'm not sure if we would be able to tell a difference or not. We might have to keep the milk separate one time to notice a difference.