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J & J from Mansonville, QC
J & J

Farm Name: J & J

Year Farm Established: 2008

Years I’ve been farming: 5 years

Animals I raise: Chickens, Ducks, Turkeys,Quails, Blonde d'Aquitaine Cattle, And my one Horse.

Crops I grow: Veggie garden

Hobbies I enjoy: Farming, hiking, snowshoeing,any- thing including being outside with nature.

The proudest moment on my farm: The proudest moment was when we purchased the farm. At 24 years old it was a very huge investment!

Pets: I guess all of my animals are pets in their own special way!

Farm Motto: If it is meant to happen, it will, just keeping working and everything will fall into place.


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  Thank you!
Thank you for the kind words! We've got lots in common ..... My husband and I bought our property 3 years ago at 27! Such a great feeling! Good luck! :)

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  Thanks for visiting me
Your farm looks beautiful in the winter. I love your motto. It gives me hope of someday owning a farm of my own.

Come visit me, Buttercup Country Farm.

04/13/2010 04:17.59 AM Report This Comment  
  Thanks for the Visit
Nice Snow. Picture. We didn't get any this year in WA.

Come visit me, Land of Milk and Honey.

03/31/2010 06:55.17 AM Report This Comment  
  Thanks for visiting Myrtle Hill
Our farm photo was "snitched" from Google Earth; we've cleared a few acres since, though.

I love snow- we actually had a 0.5 inch snowfall in February; a once in a decade event here in the Florida panhandle.

Come visit me, Myrtle Hill.

03/25/2010 06:14.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Beautiful
What a great picture. That is great investment.

Come visit me, JD Acres & OM on the Range.

03/14/2010 04:57.29 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi
Thanks for dropping by my page. We tried to have a few ducks last year, but only one egg from a dozen hatched and then one day the duck was just gone. My husband wasn't too enthused about ducks, so I don't know if we'll try again.
~Jenny~

Come visit me, Palmer Homestead.

03/09/2010 05:53.33 AM Report This Comment  
  your welcome about the update. what breeds of ducks do you raise?

Come visit me, Pekin's farm.

02/28/2010 11:17.39 AM Report This Comment  
  pics of my ducks are now on my profile.

Come visit me, Pekin's farm.

02/25/2010 03:46.25 PM Report This Comment  
  thank you for visiting my farm profile. I will be putting pics of my ducks on soon. congratulions at starting your farm at the age. It's a big accomplishment.

Come visit me, Pekin's farm.

02/24/2010 07:39.51 AM Report This Comment  
  Thanks for visiting my "farm."
I milk all of my does from the time they freshen in the late winter or spring until the late fall. I used to milk year round, but have a condition which makes being out in the cold for long period very difficult. There's nothing like fresh goat milk! My chickens love it. too.

Come visit me, Buttin'Heads 2010 Kids & Buttin'Heads Dairy Goats.

01/30/2010 08:29.32 AM Report This Comment  
  Beautiful winter scene!
You bought a farm at 24 yrs old?! Awesome accomplishment, Congratulations!

Come visit me, Bracken and Brambles.

01/20/2010 01:49.44 PM Report This Comment  
  I am switching to a Heritage Breed this week.
I have some pictures I just havent put any up yet. It is a work in progress. It seems to be going well also and srings 8 weeks away.

Come visit me, Dominicker's Egg.

01/12/2010 05:13.04 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi
Thanks for the warm welcome. I live in Mid-MO. Lots of snow today!

Come visit me, Lindsey Family.

01/07/2010 10:04.56 AM Report This Comment  
  Where are you located? Beautiful picture. Nice and snowy like here in Northern Utah.

Come visit me, Maple Acres Honey, Maple Acres & Maples Acres Trees.

01/03/2010 07:19.17 AM Report This Comment  
  Where are you located?
Looks cold, but you didn't include your location. What type of chickens and turkeys do you raise?

Come visit me, Hayswaggintails.

12/30/2009 04:49.13 AM Report This Comment  
  hello
Ya luckly all of our animals get alon. But we just got 12 geese and they almost getting along with all the others at feeding time. We got a chicken or 2 that likes to chase them away from the food. Looks cold there its cold here in the morning then able to wear t shirts and shorts in the afternoon. :)

Come visit me, little tagues farm.

11/24/2009 04:31.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Are you Keeping Warm?
Thinking of you as our days down here in Kentucky cool off, hopefully this time for the real fall coming on. Can't wait to get some snow . . . I want to go sledding!

Come visit me, 38 Special Acres.

11/19/2009 02:48.20 PM Report This Comment  
  Winter Issues
Thank you for the wonderful suggestions on how to keep my guineas warm. I have never had any outside/outbuilding animals before so really am not good at figuring out what will be good and what won't be good for them. I did know about the fresh water, bedding, and food. Apparently, the guineas can be out in the snow so I guess they aren't as fragile as I'm making them out to be, huh? We were thinking of perhaps putting a small heater in the storage room . . . there is a screened window between the storage room and the coop itself . . . but again don't know the ins and outs of it all. If anyone has any suggestions, that would be great, too. Sounds like your days are still nice as could be for your area. Is this weather usual? Because we are having unusually warm weather for November in the Kentucky hills. Take care and thanks again for the suggestions.
Ruth

Come visit me, 38 Special Acres.

11/16/2009 08:52.20 PM Report This Comment  
  Canada!!!
Cool, or should i say coooold!!! LOL You are so lucky not to have to worry about tick-borne diseases. Is it the cold weather that keeps ticks at bay? How do you keep your animals during the winter months? I'm a little worried about my guineas over this winter . . . we could get some severe weather here, don't really know since we just moved here in November 2008. I'm going to try heat lamps to keep it a little warm in the coop for the flock. Any help you could give me on this matter would be great. Thank you.
Ruth

Come visit me, 38 Special Acres.

11/12/2009 09:45.54 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi!
Thank you for posting to my site. I had to come see yours. Love the picture! And wonder where you are? Doesn't say in your profile info. Yes, we have only just begun our venture in the hills of Kentucky, as I see you too have just begun your farming venture. Building seems to be the daily concern these days. The next big build will be a work shed with a storage area above.

Why no guineas to add to your flock? They are great bug control (we're worried about lyme disease from deer tick) and wow can they clean an area of weed seed in no time. Hopefully, our weeds will be less next year and we'll be able to have more grass.

Hope you continue to come by our site. Have a great day!
Ruth

Come visit me, 38 Special Acres.

11/09/2009 06:45.18 AM Report This Comment  
  I miss snow! Thanks for the photo!

Come visit me, RailRidge.

10/28/2009 09:09.37 PM Report This Comment  
  Thanks, This is the only photo I currently have available (I am having problems downloading photos with my camera!) As soon as I have more photos available I will post them. I currently have Broad Brested White Turkeys and Rhode Island red hens and a couple White Leghorn hens.

Come visit me, J & J.

10/28/2009 06:19.21 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome to the site. Do you have a photo of your catttle?

Come visit me, The Homestead.

10/28/2009 09:51.11 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi
Pretty picture.

Come visit me, The Chicken Ranch, Goats R Us, DM Cattle company & DeVore Ranch.

10/28/2009 06:59.01 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome
What a pretty photo!What kind of chickens and turkeys do you raise?

Come visit me, Blakers Acres.

10/28/2009 04:02.18 AM Report This Comment  

 



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