Making Butter from Goat Milk

Cream goes to the top, after sitting for 4 to 5 days.

Cream goes to the top, after sitting for 4 to 5 days.

 

Scoop the inch or so of cream off the top of the jar of milk and put in a very clean bowl.

Scoop the inch or so of cream off the top of the jar of milk and put in a very clean bowl.

 

Mix with a whip, for about 15 minutes/

Mix with a whip, for about 15 minutes.

 

At the end of about 15 minutes, the butter milk and whey separate and you have butter.

At the end of about 15 minutes, the butter milk and whey separate and you have butter.

Wash the butter with water, until the water is clean.

Wash the butter with water, until the water is clean.

We got about a cup of butter from a gallon and a half of milk.

We got about a cup of butter from a gallon and a half of milk.

We had fun watching the cream transform into milk. What kind of things have you done this winter to make you happy and healthy.  This winter we are learning about goats.  We will be trying to do other things with milk as we get more extra milk.

The babies are growing fast and are getting out of their fence and so my son will be making it higher soon.

Let us know what you have learned this winter. Have a good day.

 

 


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