Originally, Lisa said she would NEVER get milk goats, they were too much work, and all that jazz. Well, for whatever reason, one day she changed her mind. We ended up with four Nigerian Does in February of 2014. Lisa now makes cheese, yogurt and all kinds of other products out of the milk. She also freezes it to use for soap and give it to the dogs and pigs as a treat.
Goat milk is easier for humans to digest. This means you get more of the vitamins and proteins that you want when drinking milk. Nigerian Dwarf goat milk is reported to have highest levels of butterfat, this really adds to the flavor. Nigerian Dwarf milk has approximately 6 – 10% butterfat, while other breeds have approximately 2 – 6%. Nigerians are smaller than most other goat breeds, less to feed, easier on the fences and easier to handle.