We have been raising animals for over 60 years here on this farm in Northeast, North Carolina. We are "Transitional" farmers. This refers to produce/meats that has been grown organically for less than three (3) years, OR has been grown by a farm using organic methods but has not yet obtained an "Organic" certification.
We specialize in quality, happy animals. We look forward to what this coming year brings, as we continue to improve our herd genetics. It is our goal here to provide quality animals at a reasonable price. We go to great lengths to keep our goats natural. They are pasture raised. We plant items (winter and summer) in our pasture such as Sericea Lespedeza, garlic, herbs and high tannin plants to help improve the goats health naturally.
We run our farm like it has been run for many years..the NATURAL way. At our farm, no Hormones or Steroids are used. Our animals are given lots of fresh green grass to eat. Also our pasture is well planted with herbs and specialized plants to keep our goats healthy.
After much research, (http://www.attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/PDF/sericea_lespedeza.pdf) we have found that sericea lespedeza will help us to naturally deworm our goats without the use of chemical wormers..Of course, we are still testing this phase, but the research shows this to be true.
Also, we are researching high tannin plants to help promote good general health..Common antioxidants currently used are vitamin C and vitamin E; however, studies show that proanthocyanidins antioxidant capabilities are 20 times more powerful than vitamin C and 50 times more potent than vitamin E
Proanthocyanidins found in pine bark and grape seed extract work directly to help strengthen all the blood vessels and improve the delivery of oxygen to the cells. Proanthocyanidins also have an affinity for cell membranes, providing nutritional support to reduce capillary permeability and fragility. Although flavonoids are widespread in nature, the powerful proanthocyanidin compound is most abundant and available from the bark of the maritime pine and in grape seeds, or pips.
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