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!