— The Openherd Team

Broken Arrow Ventures


Rick and Christa Trude
96 Rumble LaneMill Hall, PA 17751

Friday, March 20, 2015

2015 Calendar of Events

March 28, 2015….. Spring Fling…..Loganton Borough Building
Mill Street, Loganton

May 16-17, 2015…..Central PA Fiber Festival…..Lycoming Co Fairgrounds
1 East Park Street, Hughesville

August 15-16, 2015…..Elk Expo…..KECA Visitors Center
134 Homestead Drive, Benezette

September 17-19, 2015….. Antes Forte Historical Days…..Antes Forte
Ball Fields, Antes Forte

October 17-18, 2015…..Christmas in the Barns…..Clinton County Fairgrounds

Monday, April 1, 2013

Secret Weapon at Broken Arrow Ventures

Jimmy Undercover Disguise

Jimmy Undercover Disguise

I am sure you are wandering what our Secret Weapon is. It is a not a what, it is a who…..Jimmy to be exact!

Jimmy became part of our farm when we purchased our original herd. He was a freebie that came along with the girls. Yep, that’s right FREE! Let me tell you all about Jimmy. He was born with very week, crooked legs and was pretty small in stature. He was what some may have thought was not worth the extra effort that he would need. Luckily his family knew that he WAS worth the ex read more...

Friday, March 29, 2013

Good People

Being that it is Good Friday it made me think about all the Good People we have met along the alpaca way.

We have our mentoring farms…..without their help we would have had many struggles to face along the way. We believe that through their help we have been able to accelerate our program at a faster pace than we would have done on our own. The time that was and is given to answer all the questions that we threw out there, especially our first year is so greatly appreciated.
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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Farm Update

Athena Rose and Koko Bean playing

Athena Rose and Koko Bean playing

Wanted to take a few minutes to update everyone on the happenings here at Broken Arrow Ventures.

Our cria season has now ended and we can breathe and finally come off of cria watch. With this being our first cria season I was so happy that I took the time to travel to VA to do a neonatal clinic with Cheryl DeWitt, DMV. The course paid for itself with two successful assisted births....one being a 23.6 bundle. We were blessed with five female cria. Unfortunately we did have two cria read more...