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Farm Name: Stump Acres

Year Farm Established: 2007

Location: Winston, OR

Years I’ve been farming: 7 years

Animals I raise: Rabbits, Pigs, Chickens, and Turkey

Crops I grow: Small amounts of various fruit and your garden variety vegetables.

Hobbies I enjoy: I enjoy time with the kids, simple crochet projects, canning, and I love building with wood.

Club/Associations memberships: Cloverbud leader; AWANA volunteer; Grange member

The proudest moment on my farm: The first time I served something for dinner that I bred for, raised, and butchered myself.

Pets: We have a barn cat and a deaf, one-eyed bull terrier that is the sweetest dog I've ever owned.

Farm Motto: Taking life one mishap at a time


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  Rabbits, Rabbits, Rabbits...
I am very excited! I did a head count out in my rabbitry today and counted 173. I have 4 more rabbits due this week. Here's to hoping for full nestboxes!

Come visit me, Stump Acres.

11/22/2010 05:04.32 PM Report This Comment  
  My best friend's kids (my kid's best friends) raise Hollands and Netherlands, so we are hoping to find something different for the girls. We're considering Dutch, Polish, and/or Tans.

Come visit me, Stump Acres.

11/14/2010 08:13.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Rabbits
We raise Holland Lop and Netherland Dwarfs - both are small and male nice pets for kids.

Come visit me, Bentwillow Bunnies & Pittsboro Peafowl.

11/13/2010 07:31.15 PM Report This Comment  
  Cattle are great addition to any farm.

Our son like's his pig to be RED. We learn that having white pigs (Gilbert/Spot) on clay wasn't good for their skin. By the time they went to the butcher their skin was died to the clay color and our son lost money on the hide. Live, Learn and go with an all ready red pig...LOL.

Our pen set up is posted and loved the roof being over 1/2 and it helps with constante shade. Will extend it another 100' so our son will have a bigger walking pen for his show hogs.

Come visit me, The Homestead.

11/11/2010 07:57.51 AM Report This Comment  
  We have Hamp/York crosses. Our intention was to breed the gilt this year, but I think we're going to wait until next year to do any breeding. We found that the setup my husband used when he raised them in California isn't going to work for a very rainy Oregon. As soon as we butcher, I'll start working on improving the pen.

Come visit me, Stump Acres.

11/11/2010 06:40.11 AM Report This Comment  
  What kind of pigs do you all have?

Come visit me, The Homestead.

11/10/2010 11:55.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Rabbits
I was told last week that it would take 2 weeks for breeding to go back to normal in my barn once I put the lights up. Not remembering from last year, I was not happy. I have 40 does and can't let them sit idle. Yesterday (after only 3 days with lights), I went out and got 8 of my does to breed. Hopefully, I can get the other 6 to breed today!

Come visit me, Stump Acres.

11/10/2010 06:52.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Thanks! With three young kids and more animals than a zoo, we definitely have our share of mishaps!

Come visit me, Stump Acres.

11/07/2010 07:55.52 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome!
Love your motto!

Come visit me, Larkshire Farm.

11/07/2010 03:09.54 PM Report This Comment  

 



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