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The Goat Whisperer: 1922

The Goat Whisperer: 1922

September 1922. Washington, D.C. "Nanny, a Swiss goat owned by Dr. James E. Chamberlain, holds the record of having given seven quarts of milk a day for the past year. The milk is supplied to local hospitals." View full size.

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I give and I give and I give to you KIDS and what thanks do I get?
I must say, that pot he is milking into looks none too clean. I hope the milk was being pasteurized. When I was growing up in the 1940's and 50's, our milkman, the local farmer, delivered only raw milk with a cream top. So far, I've survived.

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