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Niemeyer Ranch from Modesto, CA
Niemeyer Ranch

Farm Name: Niemeyer Ranch

Year Farm Established: 2011

Years I’ve been farming: 4 years

Animals I raise: Dexter Cattle, Boer Goats, Heritage rabbits, Sheep, Large Black and Tamworth Hogs, Chickens, Geese, Ducks

Crops I grow: Almonds, Corn, Tri Mix

Hobbies I enjoy: Photography, Crafting, Sewing, Canning, Cooking, Living :)

The proudest moment on my farm: The proudest moment would have to be when my husband, who is the third generation to farm the land, officially took over the farm last year. It has been in the family for 75 plus years. It is our hope and dream that our children will be able to continue the farm on after us.

Pets: Boarder Collies, Black Labs, Great Pyrenees, Springer Spaniels, German Shepards and a bunch of barn cats

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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  
I love working with peacocks. The biggest challenge is the transition from chicks to young adulthood. They are prone to worms, and must be treated with a wormer monthly. We hatch all our eggs in an incubator, and have very sweet birds as a result of them imprinting on us. Our peacocks live in a flight pen to reduce the risk from predators. Most of our birds will eat treats from our hands.

Come visit me, Bentwillow Bunnies & Pittsboro Peafowl.

11/30/2011 08:37.56 AM Report This Comment  
  What we have found out with the red waddle is that NOONE will sell semen so at one point you are inbreeding, crossing breeding or not having babies at all. We've seen "100 %" RW and they are slow growers and light weights.

Now with son's cross breeding to either a hampshire or an exotic he's putting the hams on them to compet in the show ring. So far all he can show is in the market class. Which fits him just fine because they are coming home anyway unless they bite and then he's the one biting back with a fork.

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11/30/2011 06:06.59 AM Report This Comment  
  Large Black Hogs
I appreciate you answering my question about them. I look forward to hearing your updates on their progress. I picked them for the same reason you wrote about on my page. I like the tamworths too. Good videos on Tamworths on youtube. Not so much on the blacks. Thanks again for the feedback! Good luck!

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11/30/2011 02:56.20 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello again
Glad to hear back from you. I'm sure after you've done things a certain way all your life it must be hard to abandon your way of thinking & try something new, even if it is the "old" way of doing things that worked for hundreds of years. Good luck--sounds like you're on to something good though!

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11/29/2011 06:37.55 PM Report This Comment  
  Our son is in 4H and you should hear the comments in the show barn for hogs when they see him come out with his belt looking red waddle/hampshire cross. Are those large warts on the face and our son starts to laugh and makes the adults look stupid when a 10 year old stands there and tell them how he breed to get his very own show pig.

Merry Christmas to ALL!!!

Come visit me, The Homestead.

11/29/2011 08:10.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Tell me more about your tameworth hogs? Are they anything like the red waddles?

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11/28/2011 01:56.38 PM Report This Comment  
Too cute!

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11/17/2011 05:58.25 PM Report This Comment  
I'm interested in getting started with black hogs too. How many do you have?

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11/17/2011 02:04.29 AM Report This Comment  
  Good Morning
Aww, what a sweet baby!

Come visit me, Bentwillow Bunnies & Pittsboro Peafowl.

11/16/2011 05:13.27 AM Report This Comment  
You sure have a busy farm. I hope someday to have just a portion of something like that.

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11/16/2011 03:38.34 AM Report This Comment  
Sounds like a very impressive farm for being less than a year old. Welcome!

Come visit me, Browns' Windy Acres & The Goats of Browns' Windy Acres.

11/15/2011 07:39.42 PM Report This Comment  
AAAAWWWW......adorable!Love to watch them romp and play.

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11/15/2011 04:50.18 PM Report This Comment  


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