Tag Archive: free range

Surprise Chicks

We went out to do our normal routine and found this hen. We thought a predator of some sort had got her. We looked and she was just outside the chicken pen when we turned them all out that morning and seen a baby chick. We ran around the pen to investigate and started counting. …

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Free Range Cattle

Free Range Cattle….In our backyard! Yes, we let the cows free range every where including our backyard. On a small farm as ours we must use every bit of it we can. Most if not all of our animals have access to 99.9% of our property. Sometimes we may move pens around so certain livestock …

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Chicken Exterminators

We love tending to the animals in the morning. They are so frisky and energetic. Here our chickens are let out to get some free range breakfast with a couple of our kids helping/playing. Chickens, Guineas, etc. are great animals to have on the farm. They are our natural and chemical free exterminators eating all …

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P.J. our Black Angus Bull

Here is a pic of P.J. our Black Angus bull. He is about 3yrs old and we estimate 1,700+lbs. He is doin his job better than any other bull we ever had. We have cows that have never calved before droppin calves left and right. We was getting ready to cull about 3-5 cows because …

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The Guineas are loose.

The Guineas are finally old enough we can turn them loose and let them free range with the other adult birds. Guineas get their flying wings around 8 weeks old so we release them to free range between 8 – 10 weeks old depending on how we feel and the flock is doing. This way …

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Free Range Chickens

Here is picture proof of our chickens free ranging. It is so good for them. The eggs, meat, and chickens health is so much better. Also helps control the bug and insect population.      

Chicken Coop #2

Well we decided to expand the birds, but first had to build a new coop for the adult birds and we will raise the babies in the old coop because it is more secure from predators.     Here you can see the start of the new coop. It will be 6′ tall in front, …

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