Our Critters - heritage farm raised!

Meat the pigs ...

Meat the pigs ...

Meat the pigs ...

Mulefoot, Mulefoot hog, heritage breed, rare breed, rare pig, AMBA, American Mulefoot, pork

All our pigs are registered, purebred American Mulefoot Hog stock out of Virginia lines that date back to original Missouri lineage.   Mulefoot hogs, limited availability, Chesterfield, VA

Are you kidding?

Meat the pigs ...

Meat the pigs ...

goat, Boer, meat goat, dairy goat, kids, farm animals, pasture raised, raised naturally, nanny, doe

My own cross of Boer with other breeds including Nubian and Kiko, make some nice parasite-resistant, tough hooved kids. We have sold animals throughout the Richmond metro area, as well as points further north and south, from our heritage farm.

For the birds ...

Meat the pigs ...

You aren't kidding!!

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Tonky turns heads as our foundation SweetGrass tom, and his personality on our heritage farm in Chesterfield County, VA, makes him a keeper.  He was hatched near Appomattox County and came here in early Summer of 2018.

You aren't kidding!!

Outstanding in her field ...

You aren't kidding!!

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Gateway Farm livestock include cross kids that are polled, horned, solid red, mostly black or Boer paints.  Singletons, twins, triplets, quads and quintuplets are the name of the game on this little heritage farm!

Outstanding in her field ...

Outstanding in her field ...

Outstanding in her field ...

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ClaraBelle, our A2/A2 tested American Jersey heifer has proven not only a pasture ornament, but a protector of the goat herd.  As a small heritage farm near Richmond, VA, we hope to provide dairy products in some form in the future.

Poultry in motion!

Outstanding in her field ...

Outstanding in her field ...

chickens, free range, heritage birds, turkeys, geese, turkey, goose, snow on farm

We raise some BYM birds from purebred hatchery stock, such as Jersey Giant, Wyandotte, Australorp, Americana, Lt. Brahma, Cuckoo Maran and others.