I just completed the milking stand however we have not tested it yet. I have faith it will work if we can get our girls not to throw to big of a fit. Food will be a good trade off I feel.
The stand is made from salvaged wood from my neighbor's burn pile and some scrap my father intended to burn if I couldn't find a use for it. Please, I can find a use for almost anything.
The feeding pot came from my cousin who had it in a load he was taking to the dump. Why throw away a perfectly good pot?! The mat was the back door mat until the GPs thought it would be fun to drag around the yard and chew on. I rescued it before they did to much damage. I roughly painted the squares to make it look prettier.
I didn't have a lock for the head gate so I improvised with the wooden latch lock. I hope it works out as well as I hope. If the storms hold out this evening we will give it a test run. I'll let you know how it goes.