The tough, spirited Toggenburg is one of the most low-maintenance dairy goats—and one of the most challenging.
This pure white breed has earned its reputation as the Holstein of the goat world.
Sweet and spunky, the lovable Pygmy goat endears itself to all who know it.
This rare Swiss dairy breed is making a rebound thanks to the work of dedicated breeders.
The Nubian goat is typically thought of as an African breed. In reality, it traces back to late 1800s England.
For the homesteader with a desire for homegrown milk, the Nigerian Dwarf is a superb choice.
As its name suggests, the LaMancha does have ancestors from Spain, but it was developed entirely in the United States.
The French Alpine is considered an important commercial dairy breed around the world.
So what are the components of milk? There are three main categories: fat, protein, and other solids.
The modern milking machine looks complex, but the principle on which it operates is actually quite simple. The machine pulls a vacuum on the teats of the cow, causing the milk to flow.