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For The Fun Farm (this is my poultry page) from Fayetteville, TN
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Farm Name: For The Fun Farm (this is my poultry page)

Year Farm Established: 1997

Location: Fayetteville, TN

Years I’ve been farming: 16 years

Animals I raise: Cattle, chickens, rabbits.

Crops I grow: No crops. I have my own garden though..... =)

Hobbies I enjoy: Showing cattle in 4-H. I have been farming all my life (I'm 13 years old). I also like entering crafts and vegetables in our local fair!

Club/Associations memberships: Tenn. Cattleman's Association. Greatly involved in 4-H and showing cattle. I also participate in the livestock judging class in 4-H and do very well in the competitions.

Pets: Many chickens, a show heifer, 3 cats, 2 rabbits and a hackney pony.

Most of the chickens that my family has are from the 4-H "Chick Chain".

Explanation of the "Chick Chain": The Chick Chain is where 4-Hers get a batch (12 to 24 chicks) of chicks at the begining of May then, the 4-H kids raise up the chicks. In September at our local fair each 4-Her will show at least 6 of their best chickens and those go to auction to pay for the batch that they got earlier in the year, therefore being a "Chick Chain". The 4-Hers get to keep the rest of the chickens. If you have any more questions feel free to ask.


Farm Motto: Do it 100%


Farm Blog
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  In an effort to improve our website for our visitors, we will be changing some of our service providers. We do not expect to experience any technical difficulties. However, if you are unable to access our website, please be assured it will be temporary as we transition to the new service. 10/19/2013 12:00.00 AM  
  rasing rabbits for eating
well this is for the fun farm eating rabbit is very good it is very good infact it to me is a lot sweeter than chicken. i had a batch of new zeland whites i needed to do something with so i took a few and dressed em out and had fresh turnip green mashed taters and fried rabbit. i tell u that was the best chicken i ever ate! my kids thought so too!

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07/02/2011 08:24.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Animal stories
Yes, I will try to remember. Actually, one I've already written is about a Polish rooster I had in Pennsylvania years ago - his name was Old Weird Harold, and he was a very goofy guy!

Come visit me, Coach Stop Farm.

07/02/2011 05:06.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Percherons and animal stories
Hi - the beautiful black colt (Eli) in that photo is going gray like his mama. He is now 3 years old and we get good reports on him from the people who now own him. I have not published stories - right now working on some and thinking about what to do with them, whether to publish them via my own farm blog (electronic only), or through a self-publishing service for print.

Come visit me, Coach Stop Farm.

07/01/2011 04:08.19 AM Report This Comment  
  hay
that is awsome i was is 4 h as a kid i wish our 4 h would do that where we lived keep up the good work. if u lived were i lived i would support u 100% !

Come visit me, Lazy Lop Farm.

06/24/2011 01:19.02 PM Report This Comment  
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  Buffalo
No, not my buffalo. It's at a ranch near me. Just always facinated by them. I'd have to ease into getting them. They are pretty intimidating. While we were taking that piture he just kept getting closer & closer. I had visions of "when animals attack" in my head.

Come visit me, My Wyoming Home, Santa Sara Ranch, WyoCowgirl's Santa Sara Ranch & Santa Sara Ranch (Coming Soon).

05/03/2011 04:59.32 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi!
The pups are Siberian Huskies. I'm looking forward to more pics!

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05/02/2011 02:12.18 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi!
Tell me about the Chick Chain!

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05/01/2011 08:09.05 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello
Are some of the chickens polish?

Come visit me, Bentwillow Bunnies & Pittsboro Peafowl.

04/30/2011 08:41.12 PM Report This Comment  

 



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