fiber, fun and family
dozen fresh eggs
life lesson learned
nuzzle from a furry friend...
these are some of the things we livestock owners value.
want our children to experience farm life as our grandparents
or we did.
learn life lessons about respect, responsibility,
sportsmanship, food sources, the value
of agriculture, the importance of resource stewardship,
and many others.
large animal owners enjoy the wholesome feeling of
hard work on the farm. Building a sturdy fence or
mucking out the stalls, the daily interaction of
feeding and caring for each animal - this provides
a sense of accomplishment hard to match in an office.
may enjoy a trail ride on a sunny autumn afternoon
or the thrill of competition and showmanship.
feel pride in feeding their families high quality
food from animals raised under caring and healthy
sum it all up, we livestock owners love what we
we look into the issues of keeping livestock on small
acreages, we consider the reasons people choose to
do so. Raising
healthy, productive animals goes hand-in-hand with
protecting our families and the environment -
it is all interconnected.
is the key
more about managing manure,
livestock yards and pastures and consider steps
that you can take at home. Share
this information with family, friends and peers.
others about your animals, why you raise them and why
they are important.
the time to introduce your animals to your
neighbors. Help them to understand why they are valuable
and the steps you are taking to protect our
drinking water, families and animals.