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Farm Name: R Backyard 2 U

Year Farm Established: 2009

Location: Indy, Yes, we have 3/4 of an acre and consider ourselves a "farm"!!!, IN

Years I’ve been farming: 4 years

Animals I raise: Chickens
*24 Layers
*8 Bantams (w/2 roos included)
*24 Meaties up for butcher 10/29
*4 Spanish Turkeys


Crops I grow: My garden (which I guess you could consider crops, since I share?) consists of: tomatoes, cukes, zukes, sunflowers (for the girls), hot peppers and various herbs.

Hobbies I enjoy: My chickens, gardening, canning and trying to obtain a more self-sufficient lifestyle.

The proudest moment on my farm: When one of my girls laid her first egg!

Pets: * 1 dog-1/2 Chow & 1/2 Golden Retriever



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  As long as you make use of the land you have your a farm no matter how big or small...Just starting out or farming for the last 50 yrs!!!! It's all about being close to the animals and raising the family in a stable healthy emviornment!!!! Best of luck to you and welcome to Hobby Farms!!!

Come visit me, Harmony Acres Farm.

10/21/2010 05:18.25 PM Report This Comment  
  Don't laugh at me, but never though of using the pine shavings for their nest bedding. I'm the other way around, it's just eaiser for me to roll up the hay and through it into the mud where the cattle muck through to make it (mud) stiffer.

Louisiana weather. :-)

Come visit me, The Homestead.

01/27/2010 08:41.44 AM Report This Comment  
  Do you rather pine shavings in the nest boxes over hay/straw?

Come visit me, The Homestead.

01/26/2010 02:23.30 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi! I love your chicken run. Very well done.

If you get a moment, come back and visit me, I left you an answer to your question.

Come visit me, One Acre Farm.

01/20/2010 06:04.09 PM Report This Comment  
  Love the chicken yard!

We're a farm on 1/2 acre so I know it can be done

Come visit me, Harold's Promise Farm & Araldos Bakari Farm.

12/28/2009 06:40.41 PM Report This Comment  

 



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