UPDATE August 13, 2020 


WE ARE NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  - WE ARE NOT A ROOSTER RESCUE - WE ARE WORKING FULL TIME AND OPERATING THE RANCH/FARM IN ADDITION TO OUR FULL TIME JOBS (OUTSIDE OF THE RANCH) IT IS HECTIC FOR US so PLEASE BE PATIENT, COVID-19 HAS IMPACTED OUR OPERATIONS!


WE HAVE BEEN SUPPLYING FARM FRESH EGGS, LIVE CHICKENS, HONEY AND HONEY PRODUCTS FOR 6 YEARS & WE ARE EDUCATORS IN BEEKEEPING, HORSEMANSHIP, SOAP CRAFTING AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY 


WE ARE SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY AND WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPLY 


EGGS TO URBAN EDGE FARM STORE.  This is a local farm store located on 


Walnut Blvd in Brentwood.    


We are starting to sell our items via Amazon Handmade.  See link here


Handmade artisan soaps with farm sourced ingredients - please check our newly launched website: Pegasus Naturals for more info.  Link to Amazon here 


Honey & honey comb  


Pollen 


Eggs


Chicks


Chickens


Farm Crafts


PRODUCTS WILL BE SOLD THROUGH FaceBook, ETSY AND AMAZON HANDMADE.  


We are selling roosters only for food birds and breeding.  We do


not process any chickens for meat here, all leave the Ranch alive.  


Please email us to make an appointment - looseroosterranch@gmail.com  Please do not 


"drop by" as we work during the day and attend to the animals in the early mornings and 


evening. We have limited time due to our work schedules and 


limited time on weekends to work the Ranch and maintain the animals.


THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING YOUR LOCAL FARMS AND BUSINESSES.


Stay well ~ Kate (Katrina) Owner

COMING IN AUGUST 2020  - PICK YOUR CHICKEN ONLINE (SEE MENU TAB - "ONLINE CHICKEN SALES")

We will have the first online chicken store.  You will be able to view pictures of chickens - hens, roosters, and young hens not laying yet (pullets).  Information on the chicken will be available and you can purchase your chicken through paypal or venmo.


You will be given instructions on pick up - designated day on the weekend and timing.  


We need to keep the farm closed to foot traffic and visitors and limit our interaction due to Covid-19, so it is easiest for us to offer you this option to purchase your chickens and then drive through and pick up. 

Check back for more info and listings coming August 6th  Sorry we were dealing with a medical emergency - and now recovering - so sorry we are late on posting our chickens for sale.  We hope to get this done this weekend.  Sorry - it's only us running our farm/ranch, and working multiple jobs (full time) so we barely have time to get it all done daily!  Check back soon!

SEE A SWARM?  It looks like a mass of bees clumped together.  They can be hanging in a tree, or on a fence, or a car!!


We collect the swarm, rehome it at the ranch, and then hope that the prosper here!


Our first priority is honey bee and pollinator preservation.  Our second priority is to educate the public on honeybees, and beekeeping.  Of course the third is to enjoy HONEY!  We will share it with you if they produce!


Call 925-308-7126  Please allow us to get back to you - Since the Ranch will not run without income coming in - we actually work day jobs and still have to report to work, even now, so we usually will collect swarms after working hours (after 6pm M-F)

Bees & Beekeeping click here - to be directed to the bee page
please call us to report a bee swarm! call# 925-308-7126
areas serviced in the east San Francisco Bay Area (California) are:  Brentwood, Discovery Bay, Oakley, Antioch, Byron, Knightsen

OUR EGGS ARE REGISTERED ORGANIC -


OUR CHICKENS LAY FRESH DOZENS EVERY DAY


Now available at the URBAN EDGE FARM STORE


Our eggs are free range, pasture raised, and from all different breeds of chickens.  You see, we believe that the chickens born from generations on the ranch have been naturally selected from the strongest chickens.  


We do not believe that one breed of chicken is best - we like the "mutt" of chickens - those that survived year after year, strong foragers, disease tolerant, heat and cold resistant, and from hens that were allowed to have their baby chicks here.  


No genetically altered chickens, no antibiotics, no large order feed store/hatchery chicks that have been vaccinated because they were bred from a chicken mill (like puppy mills) so no false advertising. 

ALSO we are a registered valid business and with a registered valid egg producer and handler certified!  When you visit the ranch we may ask you not to walk around, because by law we cannot have you handle our animals, or bring your animals in.  They would need to be quarantined for 2 weeks prior to being introduced to our animals.  Please do not bring you pets!!  


We will meet you at the front of the property and may ask you to wait while we bring the animals to you.   We may require you to wear "booties" or disinfect your shoes prior to walking in our chicken areas if you have your own flock.  This would insure that you are not bringing anything infectious into the ranch, and you aren't taking any contagion with you either


Beware of those selling backyard eggs (on Social Media) and without a business license!  Beware of those ranches that have slow egg production - their chickens may not have been so hardy or come from breeders in the Midwest that only care about how many they can sell to feed stores..  These chickens (chicks) are marketed so that they produce max # eggs in 2 years and then die.  Customers that buy from these places keep the inhumane treatment of these "chicken mills" in business.

TASTE THE DIFFERENCE - BUY YOUR EGGS HERE - LOCALLY!  WE ARE A SMALL BUSINESS, SMALL SALES 

 WE CARE ABOUT OUR CHICKS!

WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY OPEN - PLEASE CHECK BACK AUGUST 6 2020 for more details.

The Loose Rooster Ranch takes credit card payments through Square, Paypal (looseroosterranch@gmail.com) and I also take Venmo! Order 24-48 hours in advance, pay for your order and then pick up when convenient for you!


Please look for me on venmo, or scan.

WE DO NOT SELL BULK HONEY

Honey prices:

8 oz = $8 (sold out)

12 oz = $12 - sold out

16 oz = $16 - sold out


Pollen: $2 an ounce = 2 oz bottle for $4 - SOLD OUT

Honeycomb: $1.65 an ounce  - SOLD OUT


NOT CURRENTLY SELLING HENS OR CHICKS.  We will sell via online in August 2020 for scheduled pick up at the ranch


Chicks - $4 sold out

Hens:

Pullets (small breed not yet laying) $18

Small breed (laying) = $20

Large breed pullet (not laying yet) $22

Large breed 6 month to one year old hens (started laying) $25



Roosters: Small/Medium $8


Large: $10


Breeding roosters $25 (Buff Orphington, Americana, Leghorns, American Game Bird - Black Breasted Reds, Black Austrolorpe, and other crosses)

AMAZON Handmade products are being loaded onto the site: include lotion bars, Body mousse, natural soaps, beeswax candles, crocheted face/body 'scrubbies', drink caddies, farm animal chalk boards, and more!  CHECK OUR BATH & BODY SITE - PEGASUS NATURALS here

We also use reclaimed/repurposed wood to create unique hand crafted pieces. We have jewelry made from real Mustang horse hair (since we do own 3 gentled, once wild, registered Mustangs)  - we are creating and adding things everyday, so check back! 

Our Products:


CUPCAKE SOAP - Chocolate and Rose


hand made earrings (made with our farm theme, and also some from our Mustangs horse hair)


chalkboards, 


RAW cows milk soaps & goats milk soaps


body butter, lip scrub, salt scrubs and lip balm


beeswax candles


bee hive sponsorships (as a gift)


eggs - free range and farm fresh


hatching eggs


Laying hens


Chicks


Roosters


2019/2020 - BEE LIVES MATTER PROGRAM - honey harvesting the hives that are ready!  CLOSED FOR THE YEAR -  NOT TAKING ANY MORE SPONSORSHIPS 
Did you ever want to work with bees? Get your own honey?  Learn more and help the environment?  Learn more about beekeeping and how to  SPONSOR YOUR OWN HIVE  (click) for more info!
If you cannot have a hive on your property - you can on ours! Join our program.
A full hive sponsorship is $225/$250  AND if you can't do a full hive - join a GROUP hive.  $25 for drone sponsor, $50 for worker bee sponsor, and $100 for a queen bee sponsor.  You can paint your box/side or I'll paint your name(s) on the hive box and you can participate in all the same activities live or from afar!  Click on the link above to learn more.

We have quite a few handmade items that will be loaded onto our 


Amazon Handmade page.


Newly created farm animal chalk boards, drink caddy's from


reclaimed barnwood from the property, Animal soaps, and natural


 soaps - all handmade from the Ranch.


 FaceBook @looseroost.  



BEST LIP BALM EVER - CURRENTLY SOLD OUT  $2.50

Peppermint & Vanilla and Lavender & Vanilla


All natural Honey & Beeswax lip balms!


Made from our harvested beeswax from our Loose Rooster Ranch hives, and our delicious honey - we now have "lip service".  


Two kinds to choose from - Peppermint Vanilla & Lavender Vanilla


I personally am in love with these.  They include all organic ingredients: Beeswax, honey, Coconut Oil, Almond Oil and Shea Butter, Vitamin E, and a lovely combination of peppermint & vanilla essential oils.  These were selling at the Brentwood Ace for $3.79 and sold out!  So get them now at the ranch barn-stand for $2.50 

NO CLASSES FOR 2020
SOAP MAKING CLASS (EASY) for adults and children (over 10 years old)- Did you every want to learn a fun way to create ready to use soaps?  

This is a fun class that is guaranteed to have you loving what you bring home! Using colors & fragrances and mixed into a goats milk soap base (all non toxic) - its so fun to play and learn how to use the molds.

You must sign up using the Eventbrite links, since we cannot take walk ins (as space may be limited)


COLD PROCESS SOAP MAKING CLASS - no classes in 2020

THE REAL DEAL for adults only (18 and over)
Did you every want to learn the traditional way soap is really made?  Let Kate and Cindy show you how to make them!

This is the hands on old fashioned way to make soap.  We will use the saponification process, using all natural and some organic ingredients.  

You'll learn how sodium hydroxide reacts with natural oils like olive, coconut, Shea butter and palm kernel oil.  Use of fresh cows milk, spices like turmeric and natural Kaolin clays to soften, color and texture soap.  Use wonder molds that are interesting and produce great results

You'll go home with naturally made soap and the recipes to re-create them. This is a fun class that is guaranteed to have you loving what you bring home!

* You must sign up using Eventbrite links.  Space is limited and so there will be no payments take at the door.  The fee covers the ingredients and materials, time, venue and instruction.  You must cancel 24 hours in advance.

BEESWAX CANDLE MAKING CLASS - no classes scheduled for 2020


 

Learn how to make beeswax candles.  Beeswax is supplied from our hives at the Loose Rooster Ranch.  


Thank you ! We had a great time !


These classes will be back in the fall when we harvest our honey and when the weather gets a little cooler


You must sign up on Eventbrite - since space is limited.  Sorry we cannot have walk ins.


Some of our home made products include pure beeswax candles and various items made from old barn wood and other things found around the property.

BUSINESS LICENSE #029200 

Registered Organic

Registered Apiaries

Registered Egg Handlers


Honey coming August 2020 - check back 

Raw, pure GOLD

Do you know who your beekeepers are? Where that honey came from?  I can show you the hive it came from!

Get yours now!!

WE HAVE BEE  POLLEN! Honey Comb

WE HAVE HONEY & BEESWAX LIP BALMS

All Natural made from organic ingredients - soaps & vegan soaps


WE HAVE EGGS!!!! Sold at the Urban Edge Farm Store

Farm fresh eggs, green/brown/white/buff color, medium/large sized.


3280 Bixler Rd, Brentwood, CA 94513

925-308-7126

cell: 925-308-7126 (text)


Member of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce 2016-2018

Member of "Brentwood Grown"

Member of San Francisco Beekeepers Association

Director at Mt Diablo Beekeepers Association

Member of the Santa Clara Beekeepers Guild


California Registered Egg Handler#3916


We are registered ORGANIC in California


OUR GOLDEN YELLOW SUMMER SQUASH

LOGO (above) which we now have t-shirts, bags, stickers and hats!


PLANTING SEASON: 

Summer planting 

Flowers, veggies and pumpkins

late harvest squashes


All year we plant: Flowers for the bees and edible for us; lavender, rosemary, sage, savia, sunflowers, catnip and for us as well, oregano, basil, nasturtium.  


The cool thing is that you get to meet us, your beekeepers in person AND we can point to the hives and show you exactly where the honey came from.  It's not a "blend" of hives - each bottle is from one of the hives we have in the front of the ranch!


The Apiary (hives) that we own are strictly for honey production and local pollination - not commercial and they stay on the property year round.  We have names for each hive:  The Honey Hen, Angry Rooster, and Disco Bay Gold. We also have sponsored hives that have their sponsors names, which they bottle for themselves.


Today we have about 60 commercial hives in the back acres of the property.  These are owned by another beekeeper that provides pollination to the local farmers. We help store these hives in the winter, and then they go to pollinate almonds, cherry and fruit orchards around the area in the Spring.  


UPDATED July 12, 2020


Proud member of Harvest Time Brentwood

Link 

Mt Diablo Beekeepers Association  


We are members and hold positions 


on Board of Directors 


Member of Santa Clara BeeKeepers Guild

https://www.beeguild.org/

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