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Cheese-making from goat's milk

1 October 2017
£90 including home-made lunch & all other refreshments
10 - 4.30
10 / 10

This is a new course, following requests from students on the goat-husbandry day.

Goat's cheese has fewer calories than most cheese made from cow's milk and is an important source of the following:

  • the amino acid tryptophan
  • phosphorus
  • riboflavin or vitamin B2 (which plays important roles in the body’s energy production)
  • potassium (which helps prevent high blood pressure and protects against arteriosclerosis)
  • goat’s milk contains 25 percent more vitamin B-6 than cow’s
  • vitamin A is 47% higher in goat’s milk, too!
  • three times as much niacin. It is also four times higher in copper.
  • Goat’s milk also contains 27 percent more of the antioxidant selenium than cow’s milk.

Bev Whelan, the tutor, will bring a goat and kid with her on the day.

What to Bring

Old clothes/overalls.



Newly-born Saanen goat kid at Assington Mill
Saanen goat mother and kid at Assington Mill
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Date Time Bookings / Places
Cheese-making from goat's milk 1 October 2017 10 - 4.30 10 / 10