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Sunny's Hobby Farm from Brookings, OR
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Farm Name: Sunny's Hobby Farm

Year Farm Established: 2008

Location: Brookings, OR

Years I’ve been farming: 5 years

Animals I raise: Button Quail,Coturnix Quail(4 colors so far),Soon Red Wigglers. Hopefully Rabbits too.

Crops I grow: Most regular vegi and fruit crops..

Hobbies I enjoy: Art,Picking wild: Blackberries & Mushrooms (Edible),Readin- g, Hiking,
Learning Self Suffieciency


Club/Associations memberships: Member of: www.backyardchi- ckens.com
My member name
Sunny the Hippie Chick


The proudest moment on my farm: Learning how to incubate eggs.. Providing fresh food to my family

Pets: 2 chihuahuas
1 orange cat


Farm Motto: Home raised tastes better.


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  Hi Sunny,

It's been a while since I've checked in on this site, but you had commented on how I have a dog that gets along with our chickens here at D & D farm. Bonnie just turned 8 years old and has always been very well behaved. She guarded the chicks when they were a few days old like they were her own. We now have an almost 6 month old pup, Kupkake, and she is learning to not chase the chickens as well. She is very smart and I'm glad that she realizes we are all one big happy family.
We are planning to move our farm to South Carolina in mid 2011. Once there we will be adding larger live stock to the bunch. Should be interesting introducing the dogs to cows and pigs. Our cats stay inside, but watch the chickens roam around the yard from their screened in porch. Big Foot would be the only one to worry about I think.
Thanks for stopping by.
Take care,
Donna

Come visit me, D & D Farm.

12/01/2009 07:26.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Sunny,
Thanks for the comment on my farm. I am so happy I joined the site. It's full of nice hardworking pet loving character's like us. I wanted to start growing quail to add some diversity to the acreage; I just have not had any luck with incubators plus we have our hand full for the time being.
Happy Farming!

Come visit me, Rocky Farm.

10/29/2009 05:42.22 PM Report This Comment  
  Thanks for the comments
I used to go by the moniker "Squid" when I was in the music business and since it paid for the seven acres and freedom 45, why not.

Come visit me, Squid Inc Farm.

10/22/2009 09:21.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Thank You! It actually used to be horse stalls but I remodeled it into a chicken coop after we sold them. I have been to backyardchickens.com before but I’m not a member. It is a very helpful site!

I much agree with your motto! Everything is better home-made. I have a dream of growing all of my own food! What yummy meals that would make!

Hope you have a great day!

Come visit me, Sirany Sunrise Hill.

10/21/2009 06:13.06 PM Report This Comment  
  Thank you!
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The more detail you can provide for which rewards and cards aren't working would help. Thanks! Have a great day!

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10/20/2009 01:04.19 PM Report This Comment  
  Bunnies
Thanks for visiting my page. We love our rabbits! My daughter has been showing for 8 years. We are only doing local showing now because of the economy. The bunnies are entered in the state fair (next month) and we are hoping for some good results. Last year, my daughter won best in show and received a college scholarship!!

Come visit me, Bentwillow Bunnies & Pittsboro Peafowl.

09/24/2009 04:56.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Bees
Friend,
You asked about bees and where to start. I would recommend looking for bee clubs in your area, and taking a beginners class, which many folks do. There is also a book in the dummies series which i think is a great survey of the basics. After doing these things you should be able to get started with your own bees. The learning never stops though, and many people will argue different sides of what they think is best. Not everyone can be right of course. Several grains of salt may be needed
good luck to you.

Come visit me, Victory Gardens.

09/14/2009 06:25.33 PM Report This Comment  
  4-H
4-h is in almost every state. I think the national site is 4-H.org. Check it out.

Come visit me, Blue Sky's.

09/14/2009 10:05.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Sunny
Sounds like you are enjoying your farm. Don't have chickens on mine yet, maybe someday.

Come visit me, Lazy W Ranch.

09/09/2009 07:05.39 PM Report This Comment  
  mouflon sheep
Hi, you don't need any special permits or licenses to raise mouflon sheep. They are true wild sheep simular to the big horn and alaskan dall sheep. But as far as the USDA and the Dnr are concerned they are just sheep.

Come visit me, Trailside Exotics, Trailside Exotics European Mouflon & Trailside Exotics Mouflon & Soays.

09/03/2009 02:59.11 PM Report This Comment  
  Ya
My new coturnix quail babies are growing so fast. And I just realized that one is a rare color. It has white flight feathers. You dont see that very often in these birds. Unless it is a tuxedo color. Which this one is not.

Come visit me, Sunny's Hobby Farm.

08/31/2009 10:08.56 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello!
Just a fellow BYC'er checking in!
~CamelotFarms~

Come visit me, Camelot Farm.

08/28/2009 08:10.12 AM Report This Comment  
  Nice farm

Come visit me, Moserwood.

08/27/2009 06:27.31 AM Report This Comment  
  nice pic

patrick, fairview park, OH.

08/27/2009 02:50.45 AM Report This Comment  

 



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