Story: Goats and goat farming

Milking time

Milking time

Specially designed sheds and equipment are available for milking goats. This herd was run by the Barnett family near Wainuiomata, outside Wellington, in the early 1980s. The milk was sold to local health shops.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1982/1766/7
Photograph by Merv Griffiths

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Allan Gillingham, 'Goats and goat farming - Farming goats for weed control and milk', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008