Best Goat Milk Breeds

We are often asked by new goat farmers which goat breeds are the best for dairy production.  It is not an easy question to answer.  Bless the goat, there are over 300 breeds to choose from, as you might expect, there are a lot of opinions about this topic. Add to that the fact that […]

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Let’s Talk About Goat Manure

  Why not, right?  We spend considerable time on this site telling you about the benefits of goat milk products;and about goat milk products in the U.S., it is only fair that we go all the way and mention a product you may not have considered when you think about goats. We are talking to […]

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Bless the Goat!

We love goats! That should be fairly obvious, right, since we make our living from them.  We thought we would take up some computer space this morning and share a few facts about goats. There are over 300 species of goats. Goats are the oldest domesticated animal in the world, despite what dog owners will […]

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Goat Milk Yogurt

Why not?  Yogurt is huge in the retail markets in the United States, and most of that yogurt is made from cow milk. Well our position on the benefits of goat milk vs cow milk are well-known; we believe we have adequately stated our position that goat milk is infinitely healthier for you than cow […]

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Goat Products Worldwide and in the U.S.

There are approximately one billion goats in the world.  Of that total, about 2 1/2million are in the United States existing on approximately 152,000 goat farms.  Compared to the rest of the world, the United States is lagging greatly in the raising of goats for goat products.  There is, however, reason for hope in the […]

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Ninety Years of Mt. Capra

Ninety years! For ninety years the history of Mt.Capra has been a part of Western Washington history. Ninety years! In 1928 a farmer by the name of Melvin Eggars opened Briar Hills Dairy and specialized in making premium raw goat milk cheeses.  After some intensive study and experimentation he also branched out and began making […]

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Small Farms Make A Comeback

You have all heard the rather dire prognosis about farming in America:  the big farms, the agribusinesses, the corporations, are taking over the farming industry, and the family farms are fading from existence.  This seems to be the general consensus/understanding about farming. But it’s simply not true! Statistics do point to a massive rise in […]

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The Effectiveness of Dietary and Health Supplements

A word or two about dietary and health supplements . . . The word “supplement” means “in addition to,” and that is an important distinction to understand when taking dietary and health supplements. Most adults in the United States take one or more supplements.  It is a huge market and it is rapidly growing, but […]

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Cleansing Supplements

With new automobiles it is suggested the car owners get an oil change every 7,500-10,000 miles.  The reason for this is obvious: dirty oil can cause damage to your car’s engine.  Thus, out with the old and in with the new for better driving performance. That analogy also works well when talking about the human […]

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The Power of Greens Is Here in CapraGreens

Goat milk and veggies! A strange combination? Or not? We have written before about the benefits of goat milk for your health.  And everyone can remember Mom and Dad telling us to eat our veggies if we want to grow up big and strong. So goat milk and veggies combined? Another goat milk product in […]

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