sore thumbs

Discussion in 'Goats' started by mpillow, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. mpillow

    mpillow Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I'm not complaining really!!

    I'm milking 4 total twice daily and 3 are first fresheners, taking about a half hour to milk all four by hand but man do I have some sore thumbs. The pain is improving and so are the teats and let down!

    No there is no milking machine in my future, too dang expensive!

    There is nothing like hard work to make you sleep well at night. Between the goats and veal calf and a deer or two we should be well fed!

    Did I mention how nice the gardens are doing with my composted goat manure??

    My children are not steady enough to help milk yet, as I had hoped. They do a good job at feeding kids and calf though!
     
  2. ByGraceFarms

    ByGraceFarms Member

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    Me too! I have a couple that are members of the itty bitty titty committee! One I think will be a lifetime member! :D I sure am hoping her daughter will fill out though.

    Maybe we should start a sore thumbs are us benefit! LOL
     

  3. mpillow

    mpillow Well-Known Member Supporter

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    The mother of two of my first timers has 4 inch honkers. :p I SOOOOO hope they are built like their momma who can put any cow to shame!!! ;) They have her intelligence so maybe they'll get her beauty too! :haha:
     
  4. debitaber

    debitaber Well-Known Member

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