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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Billy's Goat Hill Farm

  Westminster, SC    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a family owned and operated Meat Goat Farm located at the foothills of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains in Upstate South Carolina. The vision and passion for our farm was born in the heart of our young son, Billy ~ the namesake of our farm. (more...)


Aspen Creek Farms

  Birch Run, MI

We are a small goat & sheep operation raising clean, quality meat for ourselves & sell the rest to local people. We believe in preserving traditional skills & teach customers how to humanely slaughter & process their animal(s) if they wish to learn these skills. (more...)


Askew Acres

  Martins Ferry, OH

We are a small homestead farm just north of Martins Ferry, Ohio. Our interest is in reviving endangered heritage breeds. We keep geese, ducks, chickens and turkey. We also have Fainting goats and American Guinea Hogs. Our poultry is free range and our animals are pastured with little supplemental grain. (more...)


A Rare Breed, LLC

  Hedgesville, WV

A Rare Breed is a sustainable family farm operation dedicated to the promotion of local agriculture. Tennessee Fainting Goats, Black Welsh Mountain Sheep, Bluefaced Leicesters, New Hampshire Reds, and Delawares browse the mountain and provide eggs, meat and fiber. (more...)


3 Acre Farm

  Turlock, CA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

2014 SEASON SIGN-UPS NOW! www.3acrefarm.com 3 Acre Farm, just south-west of Turlock, is on 3 acres of rich sandy loam soil. Practicing natural and sustainable farming practices including integrated pest management and weed management using chickens, goats, and donkeys. (more...)