Saturday, May 22, 2010

Miss Minnie is a Maxi Milker!

After a very stressful evening yesterday an even more stressful night in her new home, Minnie gave me just shy of a half gallon of milk again this morning!! She came into the barn streaming milk. We had milked her at 5:30 last evening and I milked at 6 this morning but she was still pouring milk from her udder!!! I have seen a lot of cows do that but I have never had a goat do that!!

Guess what else amazes me with Miss Minnie??? She does not kick! She stood quiet as a mouse, raised her right leg up and held it there for a few seconds and then she put it back down. I did not wear milk back to the house this morning like I did so many days when trying to get Saphira broke to the milking stand. I am soooooooo happy with her!!! Thank You Danny!!

I can't wait to see what she can really do when she has not been under so much stress. I am sure that Saphira is very jealous of her and she probably whispered bad threats in her ears last night. They were a little segregated this morning. Minnie out in the field hollering at the top of her lungs for me, and Saphira in the barn to herself. I am sure they will bond soon enough though!

Now I am lying on the sofa resting a bum knee that I twisted last night and reading my cheesemaking book. Researching goats milk soap recipes and dreaming!!!! I am so happy!!


Gail said...

Sounds like there will be a need for those recipes soon.

the canned quilter said...

Yum on all the milk products. Take care of that twisted knee. OWO had to go get a shot in his bad shoulder. Minnie is an awful pretty girl : )

LilacCottageGoats said...

I'm so so happy for you. I know what you mean, when you say you dream of udders. I thought I was the only one haha. I also have a goat that like to kick acouple time every time I milk her. my be someday I will get a great goat in my herd too.

Nancy M. said...

I'm glad you got yourself a great milker! They are both very pretty! I hope your knee feels better!