ABOUT RONAN COUNTRY FIBERS.......
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Our 100 acre farm is located in southwest Oregon near the town of Selma. Selma is a small rural community between Grants Pass and Cave Junction on the Redwood Highway. We have a Post Office, store, bar, church and gas station.  What more does a person need?
 
The area is an isolated wooded area with coyote, cougar, skunk, bob cat, and eagles that would threaten our livelihood if it weren't for our livestock guardian dogs.  They are as important to us as the livestock we raise.
 
Our land has been used for farming since before 1890 when the barn was built. The area was also a logging community set in the Siskiyou mountain range.  While we are surrounded by forest, our ranch is primarily a valley of pasture land. Crooks Creek and Deer Creek divide our pastures and are lined with trees, berries and lots of goat/sheep browse.  Our show quality Angora Goats & Gotland sheep enjoy the shade from our heritage oak trees and lounge in a relatively mild climate. We average about 100 goats and 100 sheep at any given time.
 
We began raising Angora goats and Shetland sheep in 2001.  We started our Gotland Sheep project in 2005 as a charter member of the Gotland Sheep Breeders Association of North America.  In 2014 we still have the largest Gotland sheep ranch in North America as recorded by GSBANA.
 
Our white and colored Angora goats and Gotland sheep produce beautiful, silky fiber in a rainbow of natural colors. We occasionally sell dyed mohair to extend the rainbow of colors available.
 
We keep detailed records of births, deaths, purchases and sales of all animals. All breedings are carefully planned. Our animals are tested for Johne's, OPP, CL and CAE and consistently test clean.  New animals are seldom added.  Infrequent additions are only purchased from known clean farms and still quarantined and tested.  Animals are released from quarantine after clean test results are confirmed. 
 
We are supporters o those organizations that work with members to promote these beautiful animals and their fiber.
International Colored Angora Goat Breeders Registry - ICAGR.org
American Angora Goat Breeders Association AAGBA.org
The Gotland Sheep Breeders Association of North America GSBANA.org
 
Jeff and Carol are Certified Registry Inspectors and trainers for the Colored Angora registry.
Jeff is the former President and past Northwest Regional Director for CAGBA.
Carol was the newsletter editor for CAGBA for 8 years.
Carol is the past President and current Treasurer for GSBANA.
Carol is on the Board of Directors for the International Colored Angora Goat Breeders Registry.
 
We enjoy having visitors to our farm. The tour includes the animal facilities and our fiber processing studio with lots of bags of nice quality mohair and wool. The workshops are usually of interest to the mechanically inclined where we are always working on perfecting feeders or the like for Angora goats (suggestions are encouraged).
 
We have overnight visitor facilities available for people coming from out of town to purchase or evaluate animals. We attend a number of shows during the year and can deliver animals to shows.
 
Please enjoy your visit to our website. Let us know if you have any questions or suggestions for improving the information provided here.
 
Thanks for visiting us!
Jeff & Carol