Introduce self and tell the names of where you interned at
Sanun is how to pronounce saanen… the dairy has mostly cross breeds
This group is from the hill
I believe this one is from the dairy very sweet came right up to me and wanted to be petted.
This computer tracks the history of all the goats. how many had babies it had …up to twins, the system isn’t set up for triplets or more.
Numbers with a decimal is the output of milk in liters/numbers wit/out decimal is the id # for that goat at that machine which goes to the brain box.
These guys are in with the water tower
Behind Ed’s house some of the girls from the milking line are with the probies now
This group is next to the H bldg.
These are from the Hill
From the Hill
This is a buck from the dairy…. I guess he was smiling when I took this picture
Buck is from the dairy also curly head!!
Notice the horn flat against the head and has a groove in the horn…buck from dairymaybe somehow split and grew that way?? flat against the head
Sheeba is from the Hill
The alpha male
No one can get close to him as you can see as I try to take his picture he gets up to leave…..Buford doesn’t allow Sly up around him to eat…Sly has to be fed over by the garage door entrance sharing his food willingly or fighting them off sometimes with the goats that are not penned up
What is up with her not having a name I just call her Mamma
6 males and 1 female
Mamma smothered them by sitting on the other 4….These are all males
Jenny is a jenny so that is her name
Putting in seeders
He had a sore hip and needed an injection which I gave in the neck
Spanish</li></ul>Produces most milk <br />Produces a high butter fat<br />Produces less volume than others/butter fat is 5% or more<br />Produces more milk than average/lower butter fat content2.5%-3%<br />Oldest known dairy goat breed/ has the strongest goat taste<br />Quick growth rate and excellent carcass quality<br />Smaller, thin boned, excellent hardiness and low input <br />hardiness and low input <br />
Monetary Costs<br /> Supplies needed for the milking room<br />$20.50/5 gal. pre dip<br />$30.95/5 gal.post dip<br />$10.00/1000 paper towels<br />$8.80/1 gal. heavy duty acid<br />$10.00/box latex gloves<br />$12.00/5 gal. 10% chlorine<br />$.05/for each filter <br /> The costs does not include parts on the milking line that wear out or just breakage….All the stainless steel that is custom made. <br />
Feed Costs30 goats per week<br />$8.52/100# Corn- when not on dairy line<br />$10.00/50# Tindel(sweet feed)-150# per day not as much when not milking<br />$30.00/round bale Sudan<br />$7.50/sm. bale Alfalfa –full production 1 a day<br />
Vaccines(insurance)<br />2 times a year<br /><ul><li>8 way
cheese making room<br />one sneeze spoils the cheese!! <br />
Ricotta Cheese<br /><ul><li>Pasteurize milk –increase heat to 180 degrees
Add plain white vinegar as a rennet for it to curd
Drain out the whey </li></li></ul><li>colby<br />mozzarella<br />ricotta<br />Yes, you can make it in the microwave!<br />You pull on the cheese like taffy.<br />Takes the least amount of time. Only takes about 4 hours to make.<br />