We take part in both programs offered to improve the Quality of the Boer goat breed in Canada. Staveley farms is located in St. Anicet Quebec, Canada approximately one hour from Montreal, Quebec and Cornwall, Ontario. (All animals over six months old) Certification Level. Welcome to our website. Marketplace. We truly believe in raising strong hard working, high quality meat goats and are always striving to produce a better goat that will go above and beyond today's industry standards. In Saint-Damien, less than an hour from Quebec City, Canada, this family friendly farm stay is on a working goat farm with its own organic cheese factory. • Goats world exposure! * We are proud to open our farms to the public once a year every September to those clients who are interested in seeing more. Staveley farms is located in St. Anicet Quebec, Canada approximately one hour from Montreal, Quebec and Cornwall, Ontario. During my amazing Canadian road trip, I was super lucky to get a hot tip on a goat farm. We do test all abscesses and should we have a positive case in the future it will be culled. Please adjust your search criteria and try again. In Saint-Damien, less than an hour from Quebec City, Canada, this family friendly farm stay is on a working goat farm with its own organic cheese factory. The way the Type evaluation points in each section are added together good conformation is the base of the program but a very big part of the final score is animal condition and mature size. Many goat farms end up with wethers when their goats give birth to extra males. The great taste of LaClare's local Wisconsin goat milk comes from high-quality standards, the goat's special well-balanced diet, and careful handling from farm to the creamery. They are usually purchased as barnyard pets. Goat Milk Soap, Goat Walks, Goat Nannies, Crafty Cuddlers, Goat Yoga, Soap Making Classes, Birthday Parties, Farm Weddings and More! They produce a lot of good fresh food at the farm which you can buy to take home at the farm store. (The vaccine would cause them to show a false positive result in blood.) A goat that is structurally sound will improve in the Size & Development, Muscling & Finishing, and the Volume & Capacity areas as they age or depending on the timing, when they are better conditioned and have less demand on them from doing their jobs. Our herd is built on the foundation of strong genetics throughout the Boer goat industry in Canada and USA. We truly believe in raising strong hard working, high quality meat goats and are always striving to produce a better goat that will go above and beyond today's industry standards. In the mountain valley town of Kingfield, along the Appalachian Trail in the heart of rural Maine, Mountain Village Farmhouse has B&B accommodation on a small plot of land that is home to numerous hens, geese and ducks from which the friendly owners collect and sell organic eggs. Farm Tours * Unfortunately we will not have the Farm Tour this year considering the Covid19 situation. Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us we are always happy to hear from other people who share our passion for goats. (Which buck to breed to which doe to get the best improved results.). Proud Members of The Canadian Meat Goat Association. They also have a very good restaurant which has top quality dishes both from Quebec and from France, a full bar and a gourmet shop selling various food and drink products sourced from local producers. "Goat Farming", Last Edited May 29, 2015, https: ... Québec and Alberta. THE VINEYARD: La Cache à Maxime’s has a two and a half hectare vineyard, with around 7,000 vines and three different grape varieties: Vandal-Cliche, Maréchal Foch and Sainte-Croix to make a range of reds, whites and rosé. The, To narrow down these results, tick the boxes below as required then click search. During my amazing Canadian road trip, I was super lucky to get a hot tip on a goat farm. The cashmere is the extremely fine, soft under down these goats grow, and it is highly prized for the making of incredibly soft, light and warm garments. Enrolled in the voluntary Scrapie Program since 2010. The mature goats are milked twice a day, at 6am and 4:30pm. Outside in the gardens you’ll find a dining area with an outdoor fireplace and an 8 person hot tub. Where to Snuggle Baby Goats in Québec. For does or bucks to classify Excellent (90+ there is no numeric score above VG89) they have to be at least 3 years old and have offspring. Find Farms Near You. My friends Rachel and Stephanie and I stopped in at the Chevrier du Nord (Goatherd of the North – gah!) Lots of duck and hen eggs, chicken and pork, sausages, various freshly baked breads, seasonal vegetables & herbs, jams, jellies and plenty more. Each goat will produce three-quarter of a gallon of milk a day. All the rooms at the farmhouse are bright, clean and comfortable and there is also a cosy lounge area with an open fireplace. My friends Rachel and Stephanie and I stopped in at the Chevrier du Nord (Goatherd of the North – gah!) Bucks have to be at least a year old. In the hotel itself there is an on-site spa and wellness center including a gym plus various massage, beauty and body therapies. So cannot say ethically that we are "negative" for it but there are no signs of CL in our herd. Join — The Goatzz Team. We are serious about our goats, not only their genetics, conformation, and productivity, but their health. Our goats are nursing, breeding and growing. Affiliates. THE ACCOMMODATION: They have a range of super comfortable suites and chalets, all of them spacious, with a separate living area which comes with an extra sofa bed if needed, a flat screen cable TV, WiFi, and Dvd player. Please check back often we update our site regularly. Goat Farms. That amount of milk makes around one pound of cheese. • Professional sales lists • Connect with other breeders. There is a sociable common lounge at the farmhouse with an open fireplace, TV and various board games, and also a well stocked library, a small gym and a billiards room. Guests are welcome to explore the farm, meet the animals and help out with the feeding or milking. Johnes Disease Herd tested negative annually since 2017. The accommodation is a two bedroom apartment which can host up to six people and with a full kitchen is fully self catering, though the friendly owners also serve a great fresh breakfast in the morning which includes of course some of their own home made cheeses. We don't blood test our animals for CL because we vaccinate for it. (As needed). We are proud to say that most of the does in our herd have been bred up from our own foundation stock. The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. All of them are very open-minded and did the best to make me feel comfortable. The area around the farmstay has plenty to explore too. Guests are welcome to have a look around, all the animals are friendly and tame and used to interacting with both adults and children. The Type Evaluation score card is to help improve the breed and selection process for genetics to compare the goats strengths and weaknesses. By Juliana Dever. For more information on our herd maintenance you can have a look here: Herd Health Program. Join Now > Business . You will see them clambering on hay bales and feed bins when you visit our farm. - DGR2AG from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. We have always chosen to evaluate all the animals that are old enough in our herd (Does kidded at  least once and bucks over a year old.) They do very educational vineyard tours as well as tasting sessions, and of course you are welcome to buy some of their wines to take home from their on-site gourmet shop. It is an upmarket place and you can expect the very best in terms of comfort and service. The surrounding area is famously beautiful and popular for hiking and winter sports, the Sugarloaf Mountain ski resort is less than 20 miles away for example, and with it being right on the Appalachian Trail there’s plenty of great hiking too. There is the Cycloroute bike trail for example which is about 7km from the farm and is a great way to travel the Bellechasse region.