Gulf Coast Sheep

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Gulf Coast sheep are descendents of Spanish flocks of sheep that were brought to the New World by explorers and settlers in the 1500's. The Spanish sheep in the Southeast were shaped primarily by natural selection, gradually becoming adapted to the heat and humidity of the environment.  The Gulf Coast sheep are characterized by the lack of wool on their faces, necks, legs, and bellies. Unfortunately, with the introduction of other, more productive sheep breeds in the Southeast, the Gulf Coast sheep were discarded by most farmers. The breed is now alive due to the preservation efforts of a few southern families

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Whispering Dove Ranch & Apiary

  Jacksonville, NC    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Whispering Dove Ranch is truly an Agri-Cultural Experience! Authentic working livestock ranch and Apiary. Don't know what an Apiary is? Call us and find out! Various farm animals are raised in their natural environment. Others interested in sustainable agriculture and renewable resources will find our high quality products worth the drive. (more...)

Westwinds Farm

  Mt Pleasant, MI

We are a small cottage farm and are working to best utilize our land resources. Our focus is on heritage breeds and we currently have Gulf Coast sheep, which are listed as critically endangered by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. (more...)

Vesterbrook Farm

  Clarksville, MO    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Certified Naturally Grown(more...)

Two By Two Farms

  Powder Springs, GA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a small farm to table producer of meat, eggs, and milk. We also have a small local producer farm store. Our goals are to be self sustaining and all natural/organic in all our efforts. We raise heritage breed sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits, cattle, and fowl (chicken, ducks, and quail.) We do farm tours and educational forums.(more...)

Tranquil Farms

  Montgomery, TX

Tranquil Farms is a small family run farm in Montgomery, TX. We believe in and use sustainable farming and traditional animal husbandry practices in all of our farm operations. This farm has been in our family for over 30 years and during that time has never had any chemical fertilizers or pesticides used. (more...)

The Rose Colored Forest

  Bedias, TX

Due to unexpected health issues, we are not selling anything at present. We will change this listing when I recover.(more...)