How to Milk Sheep

Sheep milking is one of the little pleasures in life. It is a beautiful moment on the franch when shepherd and sheep work together as partners. In the beginning milking time resembled a rodeo event, but after a few weeks everyone learned their parts gracefully. Once you learn how to milk sheep, you will be…

The Race to Cool the Milk

After our dairy ewe lambed, we were slapped in the face with all the things we didn’t know about milk, milking, and milk handling, which was about everything. ┬áIt took a few weeks, okay it took 8 weeks to feel mostly comfortable with the idea of playing with another creatures, um ….. teats, but we…