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Beekman Farm

Beekman Farm Beekman Farm
Sharon Springs NY 13459
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THE FARM AT THE BEEKMAN MANSION is dedicated toraising animals using the most comfortable and humane farming andhusbandry practices possible. The Beekman goats, which provide milkfor our soap and cheeses, graze freely on the pastures and range innumber from fifty to over one hundred depending on the season. The herdconsists of Nubian, Alpine, and Sannen breeds. While primarily a goatfarm, the Farm at Beekman Mansion is also home to many differentanimals of many different breeds. The poultry coops house Bourbon RedTurkeys, colorful Golden Pheasants, Rhode Island Red Chickens, andAraucana Chickens – which lay eggs ranging from light blue to palegreen. A cow or two is frequently in residence, and the rabbitpopulation waxes and wanes exponentially, and seemingly overnight."Bubby," the chief barn cat, is quite possibly the only barn cat in theworld working with a complete hip replacement after having been struckby a car and suffering numerous broken bones. It has not diminished hisproductivity.

Buy local, eat local, Sharon Springs, Schoharie County, New York, locavore, local foods

Tours Available: No
Brick & Mortar: No
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Date added: 8.12.2009  
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