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Die Menkhaus Bauernhof from centralia, IL
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Farm Name: Die Menkhaus Bauernhof

Year Farm Established: 2009

Location: southern illinois, IL

Years I’ve been farming: 5 years

Animals I raise: Goats, Chickens, Horses, Quail, Chukar, and Pheasant

Crops I grow: Blackberries, Grapes, (new)Fruit Trees, Gords, Heirloom Tomatoes and Pecans

Hobbies I enjoy: Fishing and Golf

Club/Associations memberships: American Legion, VFW, Farm Bureau, K of C, Humane Society

Pets: Boston Terrier(Brady), Grn-Winged Macaw(Nikko), Tiel(Bubbie), Senegal(Puffin)- , Quaker(Cleo), Cat(Winnie)

Farm Motto: Watch one, Do one, Then teach one.


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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  
  Good evening, Well, it finally rained and things have cooled a bit. Perfect evening to sit outside and watch the goats. Just got some pics posted. Check em out and if you have any questions, please ask. Have a great farming day.

Come visit me, A&E FARMS.

07/23/2011 06:28.16 PM Report This Comment  
  Good morning. Almost 8:00am and over 80 degrees. "WOW". The Myotonic (fainting goat) breed is primarily a meat goat due to the myotonia gene that makes there muscles stiffen. However, they do produce a fair amount of rich creamy milk for there size. The good thing is, they are closer to a pet dog than a goat. Not the percieved jumpers, climbers and escape artist. Very,very docile and extremely hardy and diseise resistent. I will have pics posted shortly. Just google myotonic goats and there will be a breed description and all the info you can use.

Come visit me, A&E FARMS.

07/23/2011 05:01.14 AM Report This Comment  
  Wow, Was it ever hot today here in the mid ohio valley. 108 degree heat index. Officialy in a heat wave as per the weather man. I will take some pics of the Faniting goats in the morning before it gets hot and while it is bright out. Will post them tomo. If you have ever considered goats, you can't go wrong with myotonics. Just a wonderfull pet. Please stay cool and pray for a retrieve.

Come visit me, A&E FARMS.

07/22/2011 03:29.33 PM Report This Comment  
  Love the picture of the lake or pond. Hope the weather has been good to you in the midwest. It has been extremley hot here in WV. We just got our first goats 2 weeks ago. Myotonic fainting goats. They are so wonderfull and such a joy to own. Not the typical climbing and jumping type. We have already trained them to be walked on a leash and they just lay around on the porch like a dog. We love them.

Come visit me, A&E FARMS.

07/11/2011 11:42.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello, Thanks for the reply. What a unique farm name. I have no idea what it means. LOL. But I like it. That is why I was wondering where you were located. We are in West Virginia. We just got our first 3 Myotonic fainting goats Saturday. They are great.

Come visit me, A&E FARMS.

06/27/2011 04:47.30 AM Report This Comment  
  If you’re not already getting your bimonthly issues of Hobby Farms, you’re missing out on articles including livestock husbandry, sustainable agriculture and crop growth, equipment purchasing, successful small farms and agricultural events. Whether you are a newcomer or an experienced hobby farmer articles address the core information needed to succeed, but also delves into advanced how-to information. Every issue informs, educates and inspires readers to farm for pleasure or profit. Subscribe today -- 1 year (6 issues) as low as $15.00. 06/01/2011 01:07.18 PM  
  welcome
Welcom and nice pics. Was wondering were you are located? Have a great farming day

Come visit me, A&E FARMS.

05/31/2011 10:13.59 AM Report This Comment  
  Beautiful picture

Come visit me, Brent & Kim Wessel.

05/27/2011 06:04.29 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome!
What does your farm's name mean? What a beautiful picture!

Come visit me, Larkshire Farm.

05/26/2011 01:01.20 PM Report This Comment  

 



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