We now own part of a cow. Raw milk question.

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by patman75, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    After doing a lot of research on raw milk and its health benifits we bought a share of a cow on a Amish co-op. Raw milk starts flowing on Nov 4. [​IMG]

    So my question is for those who consume raw milk. Does raw milk help with alergies, asthma, digestive disorders, exzema, immune system booster, bacteria flora primer, etc as advertised? Has anyone had health issues improve after starting to drink raw milk?

    I'm not interested in hearing about pasterized milk or why I should not be drinking raw milk.

    Thanks for the feedback
     
  2. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    Im sorry I can not answer your questions but I know that I never had diarrhea when I drank the raw milk but I do with the pasteurized. As long as the cow is healthy, checked for typhoid and other diseases I would gladly drink it. Handling is also important. I remember setting a large pan of milk in the refrigerator overnite, then we would fold the rich cream off to go on our cereal or oatmeal. It was so special , nothing like the milk we get now. We always called the pasteurized stuff (blue john) because it looked odd. Enjoy Gloria Jean
     
  3. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    We buy raw goat milk from our neighbor. My daughter is now in kindergarten with the inevitable colds, germs, etc... With the two colds she's had since school began, neither lasted longer than 3 days.

    Where are you in Michigan? Are you within the bovine tuberculosis area?
     
  4. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    <<< I am jealous... i cant buy it here for humans or animals [​IMG]
     
  5. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:No we are far away from there. Between Flint and Port Huron
     
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  6. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Are you sure?

    http://www.realmilk.com/where-other.html

    Ontario

    Conn: Ewenity Dairy Co-operative, RR#1, Conn, Ontario. N0G 1N0, 519 848 5694. A dairy sheep co-operative producing yogurt, cream cheese "Brebis frais," sheep milk feta, a camembert we call "Ramembert," and a gouda-style of cheese named "Eweda." We are developing more cheeses at the moment, so more to come!

    Eastern Ontario: Conavista Farm, Jacqueline Fennell, (613) 658-5876. Cowshare program starting.

    Renfrew County: Ilgert's Organic Acres, 984 Ruby Rd, R.R. #4, Killaloe, ON, Canada, K0J 2A0
    Raw Milk cow share dairy. Not accepting any more cow share customers until spring
    2009. For more info call (613) 625-2380.
     
  7. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Just remember to practice good sanitation of you're going to be drinking raw milk--put milk in clean containers, keep refridgerated, etc... People used to die in the old days from drinking contaminated milk, part of the reason that the gov't mandates the pasteurization.

    You'll also have to learn to make your own cheese now, too [​IMG]
     
  8. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Quote:No we are far away from there. Between Flint and Port Huron

    I didn't think that many Amish lived in that part of the state. I thought they were mainly in Osceola, Clare, Gladwin & Iosco counties.
     
  9. yoker

    yoker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know a few people that can have raw milk but can't have pasturized milk.
     
  10. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Are you sure?

    http://www.realmilk.com/where-other.html

    Ontario

    Conn: Ewenity Dairy Co-operative, RR#1, Conn, Ontario. N0G 1N0, 519 848 5694. A dairy sheep co-operative producing yogurt, cream cheese "Brebis frais," sheep milk feta, a camembert we call "Ramembert," and a gouda-style of cheese named "Eweda." We are developing more cheeses at the moment, so more to come!

    Eastern Ontario: Conavista Farm, Jacqueline Fennell, (613) 658-5876. Cowshare program starting.

    Renfrew County: Ilgert's Organic Acres, 984 Ruby Rd, R.R. #4, Killaloe, ON, Canada, K0J 2A0
    Raw Milk cow share dairy. Not accepting any more cow share customers until spring
    2009. For more info call (613) 625-2380.

    the one in Conn.. is about 1 hour from me...but it is sheep milk, and the other 2 with the 613 area codes areup to 5 hours away...lol i wonder if they ship?
     

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