South African Boer Bok

Autumn Olive Farms is a family based operation in Augusta County. We have a dual focus model with a singular commitment to the health and wellness of the land, animal and the consumer. We raise the beautiful South African Boer Bok as an environmentally sound method to combat the invasive plant species problem while producing one of the finest and healthiest meats in the world right here in the Shenandoah Valley. The combination of the worlds premier, purpose bred and standardized meat goat with the fantastic forage base of invasive species here in the Valley provides a win-win situation for the land, its owner and the consumer.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Meet the competition.....

The retired girls and wethers have moved to a location South of Staunton.  They are working on an area that was planted in pine seedlings that got overtaken by Autumn Olive.  You can see how thick the Autumn Olive is. 

While we were there today checking on the goats we met the competition!  It is a giant saw hanging from a helicopter.  This picture does not do it justice.  Check out the video of this thing at work.  We told the guys working on the ground that we would take care of the low growth and they can take care of the high growth. :) Click on this link for Video and this link for Photos of this new site. 

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