Preserving & Promoting Treasures of the Past...our Heritage Breeds
The need for livestock conservation is urgent. Many of our heritage breeds are threatened because agriculture has changed. There are fewer small farms and modern food production now favors the use of a few highly specialized breeds selected for maximum output in controlled environments. Many traditional livestock breeds have lost popularity and are threatened with extinction. They are an essential part of our American agricultural inheritance and an important resource for our future. Keeping these breeds alive protects genetic bio-diversity in livestock and poultry species. The loss of these breeds would impoverish agriculture and diminish the human spirit. For the sake of future generations we must work together to safeguard these treasures of the past.
Scottish Highland Cattle
The Highland is the oldest registered breed of cattle, with the first herd book being established in 1884. Highland beef is meat that is lean, well marbled and flavorful, with little outside waste fat (the Highland is insulated by long hair rather than a thick layer of fat). For over 20 years, the Highland and Highland crosses have graded in the top of their respective classes at the prestigious National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado.
Our Pastured, Better than Organic Beef is available in our 30lb variety pack, By the Quarter of Half. And we almost always have 1lb packages of ground beef or Stew Meat at the farm.
See our Ordering Instruction page for more details.
Brown Egg Layers from Grandma's day
You won't find any antibiotics, animal by-products, preservatives or hormones in any of our farm animals. Simply put, your Heritage Turkey should be the most flavorful, tender, juicy and HEALTHY turkey you will ever taste!
Reserve Your Turkey Early-Deposits due by August 1st to guarantee YOUR Holiday bird for Thanksgiving or Christmas!
Indian Cornish Game
Dewlap Toulouse Geese
Muscovy or Barbary Duck
American Blue Rabbits
Goats for meat, milk & soap:
Goat meat, or Chevon, is one of the most widely consumed meats in the world. However, its consumption in the US has generally been limited to specific ethnic groups. It has an excellent flavor somewhat similar to beef and venison. It has less fat than chicken or any of the red meats commonly consumed in the US. It has an excellent ratio of polyunsaturated to saturated fats making it a very healthy choice of meat. We expect to see consumption of goat meat increase as more and more people are introduced to its excellent qualities.
Goat milk-What does goat's milk give you that cow's milk doesn't? In many parts of the world, goat's milk is preferred to cow's milk. Even in the United States, the goat is gaining popularity. Goats eat less and occupy less grazing space than cows, and in some families the backyard goat supplies milk for family needs. Goat's milk is more easily digestible and less allergenic than cow's milk.
Our handmade goat milk soap contains no artificial preservatives or colors. Most people with problem skin, eczema (atopic dermatitis), acne and other sensitive skin care concerns find they can use our gently scented skin care products with good results. For our friends with especially sensitive skin, or hard to control atopic dermatitis we also offer a line of unscented products. We only use essential and fragrance oils that meet our high standards for quality.