Looking for dairy goat to buy OHIO

Discussion in 'Goats' started by Jyllie63, Jan 17, 2007.

  1. Jyllie63

    Jyllie63 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Hi! We are searching for Saanen goats. My daughters tell me they have great tasting milk. I'm having such a hard time finding Saanen's for sale. Is there another breed that is similar? I've had goat milk before and thought it was horrid but it was from a totally different breed (I don't know which kind...she was pretty big though). So to play it safe I've been looking for Saanen's since I know the milk is yummy. Any suggestions???
     
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  3. Caprice Acres

    Caprice Acres AKA "mygoat" Staff Member Supporter

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    If the milk was 'horrid' it probably wasn't properly handled. Most people can't taste a difference... and those that do usually say that it tastes better. However, if it isn't handled properly, it DOES get a very bad taste. Ewww.

    Have you tried googling? I've found several dairy herds in my area by doing so. It works pretty good, IMO. :)
     
  4. allenslabs

    allenslabs Saanen & Boer Breeder

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    I am in IN and raise Saanens. My website is http://freewebs.com/hickorystickfarms Kickadee Hill does have VERY nice saanens. That's where my buck came from . Her animals are awesome. Thanks!!
     
  5. ma1bob

    ma1bob Victory Gardener

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    Where are you located in Ohio? We are just across the PA/OH border off of I-80. This is Saanan wonderland around here. Lots of Amish dairy goat farms with Saanan being the prevelant breed. Let me know if we can help.

    Cheers

    Bob
     
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