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Re: Trying to locate organic livestock grain & hay

Lyn,
I'm passing on a couple of replies that came via the COABC Listserve:

From Kandace:
I’m not sure where this person is in Northern BC, but there is a listing in the Prince George area for organic hay.
“Organic hay for horses, sheep, or cows, good quality, 1,100 lb 5’ round bales, $80 each or trade, local delivery possible. 250-971-2224 Salmon Valley”

From Marina:
There are lots of organic producers of hay and grain in the Peace.
Go to the COABC website, click on the PACS, and review the list of organic growers in the BC and Alberta Peace Region, you will find lots of growers there who will have hay and grain. Some of them will have hay and grain to sell. Try phoning Charlie Lasser in Chetwynd, Ed McCulough in Pouce Coupe, Richard Birley in Ft St John, Roesmary in Charlie Lake. There is a fellow near Chetwynd who was trying to sell hay recently, forgot his name and sorry don't have time to look. Try Andy Gregg, Silver Valley. Hope this helps,
Marina
Marina S. Buchan
phone: 250-499-2596
email: msbuchan1@gmail.com

Re: Trying to locate organic livestock grain & hay

The Alberta government has a pretty good site with many organic producers listed in a separate section.
This is where we managed to find reliable and more affordable supplies of grains (as opposed to buying mixed feed). Plenty of hay producers as well.
For us trucking is cheaper from there than the Peace even though it is closer...

http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/app68/organics?cat1=Special+Crops

Re: Trying to locate organic livestock grain & hay

Hello

We have certified organic spelt cracks for sale and we are located in the North Okanagan.

Regards
Margaret

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Re: Trying to locate organic livestock grain & hay

I wasn't sure if you had sought out livestock and feed through this avenue, but it's got a pretty comprehensive list:
http://oacc.info/NewspaperArticles/na_livestock_markets.asp

Hope this helps!

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