Making a Milking Stand for a Goat


Making a milking stand for a goat makes it much simpler and safer to milk them.
Cutting 2x4's into 36 inch pieces for the base. We cut 3 for the top, and 2 for the sides. There was also 2 24 inch pieces that helped form the base. The legs are 2x4's cut into 3 feet lengths.
Built the base, and now building the frame for the head lock.
Adding in the head lock, as well as a dishpan for holding the grain treats while we milk. This made a much happier goat, and she was much easier to milk for us.

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2 comments
  • Peggy B
    on May 28, 2014

    very creative,I have never drunk goat milk...heard it is better than dairy milk...show a milking in process on new stand...do they jump or need a ramp??? would love to live in an area where we could have an assortment of animals...

  • The Homesteadinghippy
    on May 28, 2014

    Ours learned to jump onto the stand themselves...especially once they figured out what would go in the feeder. They loved the treats!

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