I milked my first cow!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by sueg6255, May 30, 2008.

  1. sueg6255

    sueg6255 Songster

    Apr 9, 2008
    LaGrange County
    Neighbors have cows that are having babies. One lost hers to they went out and got her a couple bottle babies to help her out. I had told them I would love to learn to milk. Just to see what it was like and to try the milk.

    Well I did it. Didn't get kicked either. What a treat to try something like that.

    Took home the milk and let it sit in the frig for the cream to come to the top. My son and I made butter using out milkshake machine. We then tried the milk with out the cream. It was great. I am glad we got to do this and what a treat for my son too.
  2. penelope77

    penelope77 Songster

    May 6, 2008
    northeast oklahoma
    oh wow that's so neat. my kids would have loved that. apparently milking a goat isn't cool enough, they want to milk a cow too!
  3. hencackle

    hencackle Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Lucky you to have access to raw milk! I wish I did. Raw milk is much easier to digest than pasteurized milk because its enzymes have not been denatured during the processing.

    Maybe more people will join in the fight for our right to buy it.
  4. Ya, We got goats so we could have raw milk.
  5. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    congrats on hand milking your 1st cow.
  6. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Congrats on milking your first cow!
  7. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    How fun for you and your son! I've heard that fresh cow's milk tastes wonderful.

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