The Small-Scale Dairy

“The Small-Scale Dairy” is an essential guide for anyone looking to delve into the world of producing farm-fresh milk, whether it’s for home consumption, direct consumer sales, or artisanal cheese making.

This book covers the crucial aspects of successful and sustainable milk production, emphasizing the importance of quality and safety.

Holistic Dairy Management

  • Offers a holistic approach to dairy management for cows, goats, and sheep.
  • Focuses on producing safe, healthy, and delicious milk through conscientious management.

Navigating Regulations and Practices

  • Provides a historical overview to understand the current regulatory environment.
  • Includes tips on designing a functional small dairy, choosing the right equipment, and implementing good hygienic practices.

Technical Insights for Quality Milk

  • Explains processes like low-temperature pasteurization in regions where raw milk sales are restricted.
  • Addresses the microbiology essential for maintaining milk quality.

For Consumers and Producers Alike

  • Whether you’re running a one-cow home dairy or a fifty-goat operation, this book is designed to help you achieve your milk production goals.
  • Also serves as a valuable resource for curious consumers wanting to learn more about raw milk.

“The Small-Scale Dairy” bridges the gap between dairy enthusiasts’ aspirations and the practical know-how needed to realize them, making it an indispensable tool for anyone interested in the art and science of milk production.

Author: Gianaclis Caldwell

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 9781603585002

Country: UK  

Pages: 493

Language: English  

Dimension: 7 x 10 inch