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Freedom Ranger meat chicks and Turkeys!

Around a month ago we got our meat chicks and turkeys. We picked up 40 Freedom Ranger meat chicks and 30 turkeys from Sunnyside Hatchery in Beaver Dam, WI. The past two years we’ve raised meat chicks during the summer.

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Freedom Ranger meat chicks and Turkeys!

Around a month ago we got our meat chicks and turkeys. We picked up 40 Freedom Ranger meat chicks and 30 turkeys from Sunnyside Hatchery in Beaver Dam, WI. The past two years we’ve raised meat chicks during the summer.

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The pigs are here!

The pigs are here!  We got 6 little piggies delivered yesterday from a farmer in Plateville, WI who raises organic berkshire pigs.    We’ve raised pigs during the summer for the past 4 years. We always have one for pig

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The pigs are here!

The pigs are here!  We got 6 little piggies delivered yesterday from a farmer in Plateville, WI who raises organic berkshire pigs.    We’ve raised pigs during the summer for the past 4 years. We always have one for pig

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The squash garden

This is the first year we’ve started seeds indoors. We started everything…well pretty much everything except for quick growing or early crops like lettuce and snap peas. We started our seeds indoors around 6 weeks ago. We’re not really sure

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The squash garden

This is the first year we’ve started seeds indoors. We started everything…well pretty much everything except for quick growing or early crops like lettuce and snap peas. We started our seeds indoors around 6 weeks ago. We’re not really sure

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Beginning Beekeeping

    Well, we just completed our first attempt at raising honeybees. The bees are in their hives for the night and hopefully they’ll stay there and we’ll get honey soon.  We bought three hives worth of our new little friends

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Beginning Beekeeping

    Well, we just completed our first attempt at raising honeybees. The bees are in their hives for the night and hopefully they’ll stay there and we’ll get honey soon.  We bought three hives worth of our new little friends

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Wet chicks

We went out to milk the goat tonight and one of our 6 week old baby chicks was sitting under the steps soaking wet. When we put her back into  the coop with the other chickens she was not moving

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Wet chicks

We went out to milk the goat tonight and one of our 6 week old baby chicks was sitting under the steps soaking wet. When we put her back into  the coop with the other chickens she was not moving

The choice to drink raw milk…

This morning I came across an article that people were getting sick drinking raw milk from a farm in Wisconsin. My family (including my 1-year-old son) drinks raw milk from our backyard goats everyday. I completely understand keeping a clean

The choice to drink raw milk…

This morning I came across an article that people were getting sick drinking raw milk from a farm in Wisconsin. My family (including my 1-year-old son) drinks raw milk from our backyard goats everyday. I completely understand keeping a clean

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The new shed/turkey coop has arrived!

The last two years that we’ve raised turkeys we’ve attempted many different ways of housing them. None of which have worked at all. The coops were either too heavy or way too light. Let me just say that last year

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The new shed/turkey coop has arrived!

The last two years that we’ve raised turkeys we’ve attempted many different ways of housing them. None of which have worked at all. The coops were either too heavy or way too light. Let me just say that last year