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Monday, September 30, 2013

Pictures From Kuwait Customer

All the goats are perfect. Attached some photos for the goats when arrived in Kuwait airport, the place where I keep the goats and new born babies. I had Amber Wave Coraline kidded two females babies and Bowler Farm Amelia has one baby boy (photo attached). I am taking good care of the goats. I really like them very much. I keep them In my farm I have Veterinarian see them frequently. 







Thursday, September 26, 2013

Pictures of Amber Waves Little Sheba For Sale - Taken 9/26/13




Email for sales list -  Doe Kid For sale 

DIY: Building a Loafing Shed

Loafing Shed DIY: Building a Loafing Shed
Hank needed one more livestock shed on his farm, so he constructed one by using found materials around his homestead. This low-budget loafing shed will keep the guard donkeys and lambs protected from the elements.
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Animals on Guard


Guard Dog 
 Animals on Guard
When choosing a guardian animal for your herd or flock, keep in mind that no guard animal ensures complete safety. All guard dogs, despite strong instinct, need some training and socialization.
 
  

USDA Cracks Down on Internet Pet Sales

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Protect Your Flock with Guard Donkeys - Hobby Farms

Protect Your Flock with Guard Donkeys - Hobby Farms

2013 Conference - Register Now

The Livestock Conservancy
2013 Conference - Register Now!
Hi Debbie and Jim!
 Conference
The Livestock Conservancy is excited to announce the much anticipated schedule for this year’s National Conference in Cary, North Carolina, November 8-9, 2013. This year’s lineup of workshops and clinics includes something for everyone. Come learn from leaders and pioneers in rare breed conservation about integrating heritage livestock into a sustainable cycle of agriculture that includes seeds as well as breeds. Join members, partners, and friends as they share their insight on how to turn your rare breed passion into profit by identifying niche markets and targeting specific consumers, and how to add value to your business by including stories, history, and culture. If you attend one event this year, make it the National Conference!


Clinics and workshops include:
 

  • Low-Input Limbo - How Low Can You Go?
    Pasture and forage management for the current economy
  • Starting and Growing Agritourism
    to Diversify Income and Educate and Expand your Customer Base
  • Saving Seeds from Fall Produce
  • Management Strategies for Sustainable Pastured Pork Production
  • Breed Registries and Associations
  • Wool from Rare Breed Sheep: Added Value for Your Farm
  • From Hobby to Vocation - How to Bring Your Passion to Market
  • The New Agricultural Consumer
  • Growing Heirloom Corn for Your Livestock
  • Using the Gate to Plate Story to Add Value
  • Raising Meat Sheep for Fun & Profit
  • Heirloom Gardening for Heritage Livestock
  • Steeped in Heritage
    Applying the lessons of other cultures to an integrated, sustainable farm
  • The Fascination of Poitou Donkeys
  • What's it all about?
    How The Livestock Conservancy saves Rare Breeds
  • Food Waste to Animal Feed
  • Linking Heritage livestock, Heirloom Vegetables, and Aquaponics for a Sustainable Future
  • Engineering a Comeback for Randall Cattle
  • Conserving the Shire Horse in America
  • Opportunities and Challenges in Local and Niche Meats
  • Rare breeds on a Living History Farm

Full Conference Member Early Bird rate: $195 (Discount code: MEMCON1)
Clinics priced separately please visit the Conference Section on our website.

Also don't forget to:
- Donate an item to our silent auction!
- Feature your heritage breed meat for the rare breed dinners!
- Sign up for exhibitor space to showcase your business!
- Create and bring a poster!

- Sponsor the Conference!

To see the full conference schedule and details, lodging and travel information, sponsorship opportunities, and to register online, visit the website.

Contact us with questions: albc@albc-usa.org

Membership Information

Member Number: 142
Expiration Date6/17/2014

Not a member? Join Now!


 
PO Box 477, Pittsboro, NC  27312 ~ (919) 542-5704

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Tips for safe, delicious ‘home-grown’ milk

Cheese Making

Tips for safe, delicious ‘home-grown’ milk

Here are some tips and tricks for making delicious and safe milk and cheese at home. Read More »

Copper deficiency in goats

Chickens & Poultry

Copper deficiency in goats

Copper deficiency can occur in all kinds of goats, regardless of breed or gender. There is insufficient copper provided in grain, and even when supplemented with loose minerals, goats can still be lacking in this vital nutrient. So what symptoms indicate deficiency?  Read More »

Early Training of Livestock Guardian Dogs

LGDs

Early Training of Livestock Guardian Dogs

We have raised several litters of puppies, and there are many tools to use in the early stages of training. Just because a pup is a wibbly-wobbly new walker doesn’t mean training can’t begin. One of the main tools I use is the rollover. This is a vital skill for all Livestock Guardian Dogs to have and, although many, if not most, of my pups naturally develop it, it is helpful to reinforce it as early and often as possible.  Read More »

The many amazing uses for fiber

Fiber Goats

The many amazing uses for fiber

As I approach the five year mark with my precious angora goats and the fiber world in general, I’ve come to the conclusion that…..FIBER ROCKS! It just has so many uses and purposes that it can truly boggle the brain. Read More »

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