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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Hidden Hollows

  Frewsburg, NY

HIdden Hollows is a small family farm producing a variety of products utilizing a fusion of forest and pasture based methods. Our products are chemical free, with no pesticides. Antibiotics are only used as a last resort, to save a animal's life as we believe that animals have the right to a humane life. (more...)


Goodness Grows Farm

  Butler, PA

Goodness Grows Farm strives to provide top quality breeding stock for those starting their own herd, improving an existing herd, and supplying product for the goat, poultry and rabbit meat industries. (more...)


Gods Blessing Farm

  Niota, TN

Gods Blessing Farm is a working farm raising gourmet & heirloom vegetables, a small fruit orchard & vineyard. We have a few different breeds of chickens, such as Belgian D'uccles, Buckeyes & Cornish so we usually have farm fresh eggs available from free range naturally fed chickens. We raise Rare Heritage American Blue meat rabbits. (more...)


Glory Ridge Farm

  Gay, WV

We are a small farm that has started raising Heritage hogs. And we have chosen the Mulefoot Hog because of it being a well mannered pig as well as winning the top tasting contest held in Virginia. We have been raising them several years now. We occasionally have piglets available year round for sale. (more...)


Chickcharney Farm

  Wake Forest, NC    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Heritage breeds of poultry roam the pasture and woods of our small homestead in the North Carolina piedmont. Our family's mission: provide our community with healthy live poultry, gourmet quality poultry meat and eggs, microgreens, and mushrooms conserve rare heritage breeds of ducks, chickens, geese, and turkeys (more...)


Celestial Exotics

  Albia, IA

We raise heritage breeds of chickens for eggs, meat and feathers. We have geese and ducks also. Our goats are 100% grass based pasture except in winter in which they get hay and some grain. We have them for milk, fiber and meat. Our poultry are locked up at night but get to run around the farm in day light hours or are in chicken "tractors". (more...)