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icefyre

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Milking?
« on: September 20, 2022, 10:23:33 pm »

Hello,

I've tethered a female Yak and have successfully had one of the dwarves milk her but then at other times I get an error saying "No animal"
which I assume means that the Yak is out of milk? Do animals run out of milk in DF? Is there a way to see whether an animal is ready to be milked?

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Ziusudra

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Re: Milking?
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2022, 10:39:44 pm »

Each animal can only be milked so often, for most of them it's every 17 "days".
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Re: Milking?
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2022, 06:52:32 pm »

So… if you have at least 17 milkable animals and you set up a standing work order to milk 1 animal (checked daily, restarts if completed), it should work just fine.






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Re: Milking?
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2022, 03:55:48 am »

How many female dwarves does the average fortress have again?
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Re: Milking?
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2022, 12:24:03 pm »

How many female dwarves does the average fortress have again?
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Re: Milking?
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2022, 08:46:48 am »

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