Do you want raw goat’s milk, but maybe you do not have the facility or time to run a dairy operation?  Is it important to you to know where your food is coming from, and to know that the animals who supply that food are well cared for, loved, and living out very happy lives?

     Riverwatch Farm is now offering herdshare opportunities to West Point, VA and surrounding areas. 

      Nigerian Dwarf goats are known for the breed’s superior butterfat content. Nigerians also produce higher levels of protein in their milk than all other breeds. The milk does not have the stereotypical “goaty” flavor, but instead, is creamy and delicious!  The website Backyard Goats shared some very informative facts about the benefits of goat's milk over cow's milk.  Goat's milk is much easier to digest than cow's milk. Many who are lactose intolerant or have dairy allergies, are often able to digest goat's milk. Science Daily published an article which referenced research found in The British Journal of Nutrition sharing results done by RMIT, which found goat’s milk to have anti-infection properties that may help protect people against gastrointestinal infections and promote a healthy gut.

 

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  Works Cited:

https://backyardgoats.iamcountryside.com/home-dairy/nutritional-differences-of-goat-milk-vs-cow-milk/?mqsc=E4066889&fbclid=IwAR35lZcv5HcUFmIIsjpgYet7iK7MxBRDeKt5Ybb6dJ1VoYoycX6qD3CEzWw

 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190627114033.htm?fbclid=IwAR2x2yNp7uAQ2MzaY6tB0-ABh7YDnUwjuik1NUqVRb44nqYYl-xgBgCB7is

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