Goat milk

For some reason people have a bad prejudice about the taste of goat’s milk but how  many actually tried it? It’s true that it’s not so easy to get it. On stores there are offered highly pasteurized foreign goat’s milk and surprisingly many are convinced that it is still not suitable for drinking.

In fact, the taste of fresh goat’s milk is not much different from cow’s milk. Many say that goat’s milk is probably a little creamier and sweeter. Only stayed or poorly handled milk can be added to the so-called “goat flavor”.

Be sure to try our farm goat’s milk which will surprise you with its pleasantly mild taste! Our product range includes both raw and pasteurized milk which can be found in various sales outlets all over Estonia.

There is also a misconception that goat’s milk is fatter than cow’s milk – the average fat content of raw milk is 3-5% (cow’s milk is also around 4%). Fats are present in goat’s milk in the form of small fat globules and the size of it is so small that the milk is naturally homogenized and there is generally no clear stratification of fat on the surface.

The fat digestibility of goat’s milk is better than of cow’s milk because goat’s milk coagulates in the stomach not lumps like cow’s milk and this facilitates the uptake of goat’s milk. While regular cow’s milk contains about 15 to 20% medium chain fatty acids, goat’s milk has an impressive 35%. Medium and short chain fatty acids are very important for the body because they are associated with the prevention of heart disease and the reduction of complaints of many intestinal conditions and their improved biochemical uptake.

Goat’s milk is especially helpful for people who are allergic to cow’s milk. As the structure and composition of goat’s milk casein (milk protein) differ from cow’s milk. However goat’s milk contains almost the same amount of lactose (milk sugar) as cow’s milk. Drinking goat’s milk does not help people who are unable to digest lactose.

The goats on our farm can always go outside according to their wishes but not in the bush or high hay. Therefore animals are not at risk from ticks and other parasites.

Read more:
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