Today, the Cheviot is one of the top mutton breeds in the United States. There is also an American Miniature Cheviot developed for homestead use.
Interested in doing something different with your livestock business? Here are 10 ideas innovative agripreneurs are experimenting with.
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Craftsy folks frequently share a do-it-yourself ethic. While it’s always easier just to buy cheap, pretty yarn at the craft store, some (particularly homesteaders) prefer to create their own dyes. In fact, if you own sheep or other fiber animals, this may be a logical next step to adding value to your products. You canContinue reading “A Rainbow of Natural Dyes”
How to know if you truly have a wool allergy, and what to do about it.
A brief summary of all the options for making the most of your fiber business.
Before buying any bison, you will want to evaluate these enterprise ideas carefully to locate sales channels and to estimate demand.
Although best known for “fainting” when startled, the Tennessee Fainting Goat is more than just a novelty.
The primary use of the Cashmere goat is the production of the prized cashmere fiber. This comes from the goat’s soft undercoat.
The Angora comes to us from the Himalayas of Asia Minor. Its origins are so ancient that the details have been lost altogether.