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  • olfart's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:55 PM
    Yeah, I made ricotta from the last batch of cheese whey. We weren't impressed. She ate most of it on toast for breakfast.
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  • redman2006's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:54 AM
    We are using ricotta and farm cheese for that. The ricotta is made from the whey...with mixed success
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  • olfart's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:59 AM
    I haven't tried cream cheese yet, but when I sell off some kids maybe I'll have enough milk to try it. Unfortunately I've gotten neighbors and...
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  • redman2006's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:15 AM
    Thanks. M wants to try it soon. We need to order the right stuff for it. One recipe says age at room temp, but others say 45 degrees. What do you...
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  • olfart's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 02:44 PM
    Here's the recipe I used. You'll need some Mesophilic direct set culture, then just follow the recipe. The cheddaring procedure is a bit of a pain,...
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  • olfart's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 02:41 PM
    Mine was too wide, too, which was why I added the rail. That pushes the goat back to my side of the stand where I can reach her without straining so...
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  • redman2006's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 09:38 AM
    I built my milking stand, and as everything I build, it weighs 3x what it should and could support 10x what it needs to. I made it too wide, but...
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  • redman2006's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 09:36 AM
    Oldfart, Can you share some recipes for cheese. I belive you said you made it. We are over run with milk, and looking for ways to use it and...
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  • redman2006's Avatar
    05-20-2018, 09:12 AM
    Oldfart, Can you share some recipes for cheese. I belive you said you made it. We are over run with milk, and looking for ways to use it and...
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  • Chris Bain's Avatar
    05-17-2018, 05:53 PM
    Chris Bain replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    It is a deeeep well. Thatís one reason I mentioned the Amish friend who has a two-cycle motor for his pump. Iím leaning toward something like that.
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  • 0utlaw's Avatar
    05-17-2018, 02:46 PM
    0utlaw replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    I already have several picked out.....:wow1:
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  • W.Lynn's Avatar
    05-17-2018, 12:48 PM
    W.Lynn replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    Let something happen, and they will!
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  • redman2006's Avatar
    05-17-2018, 06:13 AM
    redman2006 replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    They have deep well hand pumps, but they are pricey. Trash pumps or anything based on suction are a no go after about 25 feet. You can lower a...
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  • redman2006's Avatar
    05-17-2018, 06:06 AM
    redman2006 replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    I am amazed that the ones on street signs and such don't disappear regularly
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  • W.Lynn's Avatar
    05-16-2018, 10:07 PM
    W.Lynn replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    I think with solar, you also have to watch out for people trying to get a fast-fingers discount on solar equipment. Rooftop panels for household use...
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  • kickstand's Avatar
    05-16-2018, 09:48 PM
    kickstand replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    Without trying to get too personal, is your well a deep or shallow well? Solar seems to work ok for a shallow well, but if your well is much deeper...
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  • Chris Bain's Avatar
    05-16-2018, 09:42 PM
    Chris Bain replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    Uphill from our house is a no-go. We sit on the highest spot on our place. I do remember from Morganís house having solar power for it, but Iím not...
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  • W.Lynn's Avatar
    05-16-2018, 07:58 PM
    W.Lynn replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    A cistern or tank that is slightly uphill from the house, would give you at least downhill flow for the toilet tanks, and a little pressure at the...
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  • Chris Bain's Avatar
    05-16-2018, 07:07 PM
    Chris Bain replied to a thread Newcomer from MS in Welcome Mat
    Thanks for the welcome. As far as interests, they are varied and broad. My wife and I, I think would be ok for about a month. I know food will be an...
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