Ellendra Nauriel wrote:With goat's milk, there's always a list of things you have to do in order to prevent off-flavors, like keeping the buck at least X distance from the does at all times.
Anna Marie Spackman wrote:There is some great discussion about this on the FB page Homestead Dairy Sheep.
I’m planning to get milking animals next year and I’ve been considering this exact question.
Thanks, Anna, reading through your thought process is helpful. Especially the idea of a mixed herd. This may be the way we go with eggs too. We both prefer ducks, for their demeanor/personality, yet having a few chickens for their other egg-laying qualities is a consideration.