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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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...)


Billy's Goat Hill Farm & Apiary

  Westminster, SC

FARM STAND NOW OPEN - THURSDAY - SATURDAY 11 am to 6 pm, SUNDAY 1 TO 6 COME AND SEE THE HONEY BEES IN THE WALL! We are a family owned and operated Honey Bee Apiary located at the foothills of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains in Upstate South Carolina. (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 Fainting goats and Southdown (Babydoll) sheep.(more...)