Today we have a guest post by Marg D., long time friend and admin at the OFF forums, Marg and her husband designed, created and tested the Easy Hand Milker in response to their own needs and are now making this innovative and much needed tool available to other home hobby farmers that face the same issues they do.
In the spring of 2011 I finally realized a dream, we got a milk cow! With the help of my son and husband, we were milking her by hand. Since this was our first milk cow, we were learning how to do it and building the muscles in our hands. It didn’t take my husband very long to decide we needed a more efficient way to milk. Being the inventor he is, he went straight to the drawing board. He had an idea for a hand powered, non-electric milking machine. [Read more...]