Tennessee Myotonic goat

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The goats of this breed have a host of names: Myotonic, Tennessee Fainting, Tennessee Meat, Texas Wooden Leg, Stiff, Nervous, and Scare goats. The names refer to a breed characteristic known as myotonia congenita, a condition that can cause startled goats to fall down. The breed's history can be traced back to the 1880s, when the goat came down from Nova Scotia, and quickly spread across the central US, from Tennessee to Texas. The Tennessee Fainting goat breed is gaining attention for its combination of meat traits with reproductive efficiency, and it is increasingly recognized as an important genetic resource in the United States.

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Sloans Creek Farm

  Dodd City, TX

Our family farm is located on 210 acres in Northeast Texas at the northern edge of the rolling Blackland Prairie. Our family has been involved in agriculture in Texas for over 125 years within 5 miles of our current farm. We are trying to carry on a dying tradition. (more...)


Sisters Heritage Farms

  Fallbrook, CA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Organic citrus fruit, avocados as well as organic fed farm fresh chicken and duck eggs. Our chickens and ducks forage in the orchards, they are our pest control. Our chickens are mostly heritage breeds -- Buckeyes, Delawares, and Australorps. We also have few fun breeds, Olive Eggers, etc. Our ducks are Khaki Campbells and Welsh Harlequins. (more...)


Rolling R Farm

  Gaylord, MI

Rolling R Farm is a small family owned farm a mere 2 miles from beautiful downtown Gaylord. We are passionate about high quality all natural produce and meat and love to share our knowledge and experience with all our customers. (more...)


Prairie Winds Farm

  Lakeville, IN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We raise heritage livestock breeds and host visitors to the farm, nature area, and 150 year old barn. Livestock are pastured on prairie grasses and there are mowed trails through restored wetland, native prairie, and woodlands. (more...)


Persimmon Ridge Honey and Goat Farm

  Williamsport, TN

Looking forward to the 2014 crop, which I hope to start harvesting in June. As soon as the honey starts flowing again, I'll be putting out the big, yellow umbrella at the farm stand. Then you'll be able to come by for the best raw, chemical-free honey in the world! (more...)


McNally's Farm

  Rocky Point, NC

McNally's Farm is located in Southeastern NC just 20 minutes north of Wilmington and very close to the coast. Our goal is to raise heritage breeds of turkeys for sale on the east coast. We also raise rare breeds of chickens. The breeds we are starting with are Welsummers and Standard Modern Games (Red Pyle). We are NPIP certified. (more...)