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Farm Name: Red Star Chicken Barn

Year Farm Established: 2011

Location: Atoka, TN

Years I’ve been farming: 4 years

Animals I raise: Chickens

Crops I grow: none:( yet

Hobbies I enjoy: anything that involves agriculture; art, music

Club/Associations memberships: FFA!

The proudest moment on my farm: when my chickens started layin'

Pets: 5 hens 1 rooster 1 mutt(lucky)
1 Sheep(tater) 1 hog(daisy)

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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  
  Visit alpacas near you
There is an event coming on the weekend of Sept. 29 & 30
where you can visit a participating alpaca farm during "National Alpaca Farm Days" presented by the Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA). At this free event you can visit an alpaca farm near you. You'll have the chance to meet owners, ask questions and experience these amazing animals. If you go to www.nationalalpacafarmdays.com you can do a search of participating farms in your area with times and information including maps. Oh, and there is also a link on Hobby Farms calendar on Sept. 29 and 30.

Come visit me, Purdy lil' Suri Alpaca Farm.

09/21/2012 06:49.52 PM Report This Comment  
  this is the link to my webpage!!!!!!!!!!!!
http://aettas96.wix.com/redstarchickenbarn#!home/m- ainPage

just copy and paste

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09/17/2012 08:15.11 PM Report This Comment  
I have shetland sheep

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05/28/2012 09:25.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Raising alpacas
We've only had our alpacas since December, but so far they are very easy to take care of. They mostly graze on any type of grass (do not use endophyte enhanced fescue) and I supplement with Orchard grass hay and alpaca feed. Each animal only eats about 1 1/2 to 2 lbs. of food per day. They are extremely efficient at digesting their food. They are very easy on the pasture and they all use a communal dung pile so it is always in one place. We give worm shots once a month to fight meningeal worms they may be infected with by white tail deer. Fresh water and a three sided shelter and they stay quite content. I have heard that they should not be pastured with sheep or goats but I don't know why. That is something you would have to look into more. If you have more questions, let me know and I will try and answer them or lead you to a good website.

Come visit me, Purdy lil' Suri Alpaca Farm.

05/07/2012 06:32.36 PM Report This Comment  
  If it was my hog and clipping wasn't require, I would go a head a purchase through Sullivan Supply a grill brick and use it on my hog to keep their hair looking fresh.

If you do showman ship you will need a pig face brush in one pocket and a handkerchief in the other.

You need to know if you can use a cain, whip or or pipe, too.

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05/04/2012 07:48.06 AM Report This Comment  
  1st now your weight limits for the show. Duroc are great growers and you may find your self holding her back to make the max weight limit.

How old is your duroc now and how is she housed and where?

What feed brand are you feeding?

What type of feeders are going to use? If she starts to arch her back when eating move it up to keep her form.

Weight every weekend if you can and weight you feed each feeding so you know if you need to cut back or pump it up.

Brush often to get that dead skin off your pig.

You need to know if you have to clip your hog for the show.

Walk you hog in the morning and evening and get them use to being driven where you want them to go and not the other way around.

I do not like using Dawn soap to was any of our son's show animals because it strips the oil in their hair.

We like to spray all our hogs down every 3rd day with a solution of water, rubbing alchol and mineral oil to keep their skin in good condtion.

It's a start and if you need more help drop me a line.

Come visit me, The Homestead.

05/03/2012 06:46.24 AM Report This Comment  
My ducks, and one goose have been a lot of fun. I have a pond so they are really enjoying that. I read you can keep ducks without a pond if you just give them a kiddie pool to swim in and clean it daily. Ducks are messy and smelly because their poo is wet, unlike chickens. I have a coop for them but they don't just go in at night like chickens do. Ducks can see at night. I have to heard them in which isn't to hard if they have a routine of it. The goose has easily imprinted on me as the peking duck has which is cool. They follow me around and allow me to hold them and pet them. Ducks can stay in a chicken coop if you want but I wouldn't get to many.

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05/03/2012 05:32.35 AM Report This Comment  
I'm very proud to announce that I will be receiving 8 new Red Star Chicks soon!!!!! Pictures will be posted when they arrive:)

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04/26/2012 09:12.00 AM Report This Comment  
I have a bantam rooster too. His name is Oliver!

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04/17/2012 05:33.17 AM Report This Comment  
  I have 5 Red Star Hens, hence the name Red Star Chicken Barn:), and one Banty rooster. I also have 7 more hens on the way. The Girls names are: Bonnie, Yoko, Omelet, Chelly, and Chip; and My rooster's name is Clyde. thanks for the comments on the coop were still working on it:)

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04/14/2012 02:30.10 PM Report This Comment  
great chicken coop with plenty of room!

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04/10/2012 05:12.35 PM Report This Comment  
what type of chicken you got there. you know it all starts with chickens, then your hooked!

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04/10/2012 09:23.56 AM Report This Comment  
Welcome to Hobby Farms.

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04/10/2012 12:04.59 AM Report This Comment  
  Nice looking coop! How many chickens do you have in there?

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04/09/2012 12:44.52 PM Report This Comment  
Good looking coop.

Come visit me, Purdy lil' Suri Alpaca Farm.

04/09/2012 06:54.02 AM Report This Comment  


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