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On A Whim Homestead from Foster, RI
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Farm Name: On A Whim Homestead

Year Farm Established: 2012

Location: Foster, RI

Years I’ve been farming: 2 years

Animals I raise: Alpaca
Steer
Chickens
Nigerian Dwarf Goats
Holland Lop Rabbits
Miniature horse


Crops I grow: Small vegetable garden

Hobbies I enjoy: Hiking
atv riding
taking care of the animals!


Club/Associations memberships: American Rabbit Breeders Assoc
Alpaca Registry Inc


The proudest moment on my farm: Saving one of the baby goats that were born outside in December!

Pets: Morkie puppy
German Shepherd




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  
  News!
Recently got 2 little 4 month old Nigerian Dwarf Goats named Moose and Penelope. We love them! We put them in with our calfs and they made friends right away. So happy we got them and plan to get more in the future.

Come visit me, On A Whim Homestead.

06/03/2013 05:45.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Very cute animals!

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05/27/2013 04:59.56 PM Report This Comment  
  New calves
We got our two new calves a few days ago. A little Jersey Holstein cross female and a Jersey Holstein male. Both adorable! These will not be for beef but to us to keep and grow with our family and little farm.

Come visit me, On A Whim Homestead.

05/12/2013 05:50.47 PM Report This Comment  
  Thanks for visiting. Those bunnies are adorable! Happy Day to you!

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05/01/2013 07:42.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Alpaca Shearing
We had our first shearing day for our Alpacas. All went well. Thanks to Malcolm Cooper who did a great job with our boys!

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04/30/2013 05:54.02 PM Report This Comment  
  Thanks for visiting
We are very happy with our alpacas. The two youngest are males and are going to the Buckeye Alpaca Show in Columbus May 4 & 5. I'll let you know how they did.

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04/24/2013 05:23.57 AM Report This Comment  
  Hog
I raise Hereford hogs and they are big babies. If you spend time with them they are great. Although you have to be careful if they ever have babies. As cute as the little babies are it hard not to pick one up but that's when mama pig can get real protective

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04/23/2013 04:44.35 AM Report This Comment  
  Your male alpacas
You'd left a note on my blog. I'd try separating the most aggressive for a couple days & maybe the other two will bond more. If they are drawing blood, you should trim their fighting teeth or have the shearer do it when they are shorn this spring. You can email me directly or call if you want to talk about it. Don

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04/22/2013 04:59.26 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome!

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04/21/2013 09:41.21 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi, No, I don't believe that is the case. We can get close to all of ours except one heifer that is young yet. All ittakes is a little human interaction and some kind words.We love ours. They are very docile and great at clearing brush. We bought our farm in a foreclosure and it had been clear cut timbered. The Highlands have been busy taking care of the brush and green pockets of lush grass is appearing all over in the new pasture. Hope this info helps.Any and all questions always welcome. Have a great farming day. :)

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04/20/2013 05:53.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome. Very cute cow pic :) We have Scottish Highland cattle. Com visit our page. Have a great farming day.

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04/18/2013 03:13.54 PM Report This Comment  
  WELCOME
Welcome to Hobby Farms, love the cow bell

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04/18/2013 08:24.24 AM Report This Comment  

 



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