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Milking da goat.
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Empty bucket
Empty bucket
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With milk
With milk
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Half of a 1/2 gallon or 1 quart milk
Half of a 1/2 gallon or 1 quart milk
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Penny, can we get an action photo?

 
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Milking a goat.
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Geraldine waiting to be milked
Geraldine waiting to be milked
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milking
milking
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7 quart bucket with milk in it
7 quart bucket with milk in it
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straining milk into empty bottles
straining milk into empty bottles
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bottles filled. 3 and a bit 680ml bottles, so more than a quart of delicious raw goat milk
bottles filled. 3 and a bit 680ml bottles, so more than a quart of delicious raw goat milk
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Sorry, didn't see Paul's note about showing the milking until the new post came up.

I guess admin comments don't trigger a notification of new activity?

Anyway, here is a (not so great) picture of me squeezing milk out.

Thanks

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Milking
Milking
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Milking sweet Elli.
The nut bag really helps keep the initial dirt out of the milking pail. i seem to get the cleanest milk doing it this way. I have really done my best to not buy the paper milk disposable filters. After ive milked i than put it thru a similar sized mesh stainless steel tea strainer.
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Elli On the milking stand
Elli On the milking stand
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Action shot
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Milk pail full
Milk pail full
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Milk Pail without the nut bag on it
Milk Pail without the nut bag on it
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1 Full Adams peanut butter Jar
1 Full Adams peanut butter Jar
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Another angle
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Milking the cow
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empty bucket
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milking machine at work
milking machine at work
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clean milk
clean milk
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