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Posted by Grange Co-op on 4th Oct 2022

Grange Co-op would like to introduce you to Bodie Johnson! Bodie is currently a Sophomore in high school. During the 2022 Jackson County Fair he received the title of Rate of Gain Champion for his steer! Grange Co-op was able to talk with Bodie about his experience and how he earned his championship title while only feeding Rogue Feed! As Bodie’s first year in 4-H as part of Wagner Valley beef club, he knew there would be some challenges and… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 18th Jul 2022

Twin Pear Farm on the Local Social  Twin Pear Farm, located in Jacksonville, Oregon is a growing Nigerian Dwarf goat farm. Recently, Grange Co-op had the opportunity to visit the farm at milking time, go on a tour, and learn about their daily practices. The owner of ‘Twin Pear Farm’, Westi Haughey, explained that the name came from the two old pear trees located together on their property. History shows these twin pear trees are at least… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 28th Jun 2022

American poet Robert Frost once wrote that “Good fences make good neighbors.” That’s because they mark boundaries and help discourage trespassing. But, when it comes to livestock, fencing does a lot more than that. It keeps animals in a lot or field where they will be safe. A good fence also keeps out predators that will attack and kill some animals.What Happens When Livestock “Escapes” As most livestock owners will tell you, there is a… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 14th Jun 2022

What to Know Before You Get a GoatSpecies Matters There are about 200 breeds of domestic goats and multiple species of wild goats and mountain goats. Sizes vary among domestic goat species, ranging in weight from 50 pounds to 300 pounds. Nigerian dwarf goats are among the smallest, with pygmy goats coming in close behind. These two species are the most common ones kept as pets. It isn’t just their small size that makes these goats popula… Read more