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Farm W from Flintville, TN
Farm W

Farm Name: Farm W

Year Farm Established: 2011

Location: Flintville, TN

Years I’ve been farming: 4 years

Animals I raise: Rabbits, cats, and dogs...looking to add chickens , goats, and a pig

Crops I grow: Tomatoes okra 6 kinds of peppers onions green beans purple hull peas beets squash zucchini cucumbers

Hobbies I enjoy: Canning hiking camping

The proudest moment on my farm: My first time to cook a whole meal I grew

Pets: Purple, Pepsi, Lug Nut, Groovy, Jax, Psyche, Ferps, and Gucci

Farm Motto: Just keep trying

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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 am thinking of planting ground cover for fall....any suggestions out there on what to plant?

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09/12/2013 06:47.24 PM Report This Comment  
Welcome to Hobby Farms!

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09/03/2013 03:26.21 PM Report This Comment  
Looking forward to cooler temps this coming week

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09/02/2013 05:49.39 PM Report This Comment  
I really want large brown eggs....they are my favorite. The breeder at trade day told me the Orpington's lay large brown eggs. I also like the idea of a smaller pig breed so imay actually go with lune lune. Thank you for all the help and advice.

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08/30/2013 05:30.16 PM Report This Comment  
  Many thanks on the welcomes
And thank you on liking the pet names...we get teased for our choices on names...we like to make it fun

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08/30/2013 05:27.24 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome to Hobby Farms. And good luck with all your farming endeavors.

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08/30/2013 03:04.26 AM Report This Comment  
  Love the pet names! Beautiful view, too.

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08/29/2013 03:20.12 PM Report This Comment  
welcome to Hobby Farms

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08/29/2013 06:44.20 AM Report This Comment  
  As long as you get Buff Orin from a breeder in your state they will do better then getting day old chicks shipped to you from one of those major Hatcheries. Dont get me wrong I LOVE Ideal but their temps are a shy drier then ours. P2 (son) doesnt like Buff Orin because they went brooder 1st on him and would only lay when they where in the time out run. He cant trade eggs on a maybe.

Kune kune pigs are good pigs, too but they are smaller then the breeds I mentioned and our son could not show them in our 4H/FFA livestock show in Jan/Feb. love their markings.

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08/29/2013 04:53.01 AM Report This Comment  
  Thanks to Brent & Kim
We love our. Jew too...thanks so much. We like to leave work in the city and make a bee line for our sanctuary of wide open space

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08/28/2013 05:56.15 PM Report This Comment  
  Wow thanks
Thank you so much for all the info. I understand that the heat can affect chickens....I had my heart set of Buf Orpington's but was told they would not do well in the south Tennessee heat. I will look into the pigs you mention and post what we decide to try. I may wait until closer to next spring to decide. Thanks again so much

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08/28/2013 05:54.23 PM Report This Comment  
  Pigs, are you looking for something that takes off growing and you can't hold weight easy then get a PB Duroc or a F1 cross that has Duroc in it. PB Duroc(s) are too aggressive for my taste. If you want something easy on the land then a red wattle or red wattle cross will be easy on the land and they are more gentle with our son. If you are looking for a pig that has great marbleing in the meat, get Berkshire. If you don't mind a pig getting sunburn then anything white like a land, york or chester. Son's hates to full with sunscreen on his white pigs and you can't let them free range if you are showing them.

We love our Barred Plymouth Rock chickens, they are dual purpose and extermely friendly. If you want colored eggs then those that fall into the easter egger chickens will do for you. But they are late to lay and stop laying before the rest of the chickens. So what we have found out rasing them. If you want a hardy free range chicken then go with Rhode Island Reds. Our son is finding out the hard way that the silver laced waynttode roos aren't the friendlest and will kill in an instance. Java hens can't take our heat index for the State of Louisiana. You could always go with a few of each bred and see which ones you like the best.

Good Luck. If you have any more questions our 4-H has the answers, at least his point of view.

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08/28/2013 10:52.40 AM Report This Comment  
  great view

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08/28/2013 09:20.49 AM Report This Comment  
I hope to post a new photo soon when we get our fence up!

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08/28/2013 07:32.29 AM Report This Comment  
  Type of pigs??
I am not really sure yet. possibly Kune Kun (not sure on how to spell that.) But we want to research types over the winter and be ready to decide in the spring

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08/28/2013 07:29.42 AM Report This Comment  
  What bred of pigs are you looking for?

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08/27/2013 07:24.07 AM Report This Comment  
  Nice picture

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