Rancho Caprache is located in Hatillo, Azua, west of the National District, but not too far for a day’s outing from the capital city. The goats there are bred for their milk. Today the farm has 168 goats.
The large number of goats has turned the farm into a family domestic tourist attraction. Rancho Caprache is a petting farm where young children can interact with the baby goats.
Daniel Costache, the owner of the farm, says that they do not charge admission and young children can roam free throughout most of the farm. The farm is open to the general public on Saturdays.
The adults can purchase fresh goat milk, cheeses and sweets made on site. Call ahead for the location and to make sure they are open and have produce for sale — Tel 809 780-5446.
Goat milk is said to be easier to digest and may enhance the body’s ability to absorb important nutrients from other...