LIVE WEBCAM WITH DAIRY GOATS IN INDIANA
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- Location: Goat Milk Stuff, Scottsburg, Indiana, United States
- Source: www.goatmilkstuff.com
- Info: Live streaming webcam showing Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats and Alpine goats in Indiana, United States. The webcam is located on a farm in Scottsburg, Indiana. The extra milk from the goats is used to make goat milk soaps, cheese, candies, and more, to run the family business, Goat Milk Stuff.
More info: The Alpine goat is a medium to large sized breed of domestic goat known for its very good milking ability. The breed originated in the French Alps. Alpine goats have short to medium hair and they come in all colours and combinations of colours. They have erect ears and a straight profile.
Alpine goats are one of the top milk producers, alongside Saanen and Toggenburg goats. Alpine goats are extremely popular in the dairy industry for their docile temperament, high quality milk output and long lactation. Alpine milk has relatively low fat content, with an average fat percent of 3.4%.The milk can be made into butter, cheese, soap, ice cream or any other dairy product normally made from cow's milk.
The Nigerian dwarf goat is a miniature dairy goat of West African origin. They are similar in appearance to larger dairy goats but ideally, the does stand no taller than 17 to 19 inches and the bucks stand no taller than 19 to 20 inches. The coat can vary considerably by colour and pattern. Nigerian Dwarf goat milk is higher in butterfat (6-10%) and higher in protein than milk from most dairy goat breeds.