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    C&D Farming..oh what a life!

    That’s what our neighbor did...he had a few acres done..$1,000 ...Chris was all into it..3 days later we bought the equipment. So, I never know what he’s thinking...he put a lot of work into them...getting rust off...under coat two coats of professional tractor paint...and he paints vehicles in...
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    Coronavirus Covid-19 Is it Affecting You and How?

    My hubby is making me wear a mask and gloves when we go somewhere or even if somebody comes to the farm. Ugh...buts better safe than sorry, I guess. Every deep breath that is sore...I worry...was it that way before? The mind plays tricks... but, we were forced to go to Walmart today..people...
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    Coronavirus Covid-19 Is it Affecting You and How?

    Thanks a ton!! I hope I don’t NEED to do use it...but if I need a thermometer..now I know how to make mine safe!!:)
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    C&D Farming..oh what a life!

    I think we have tabled the sheep for now...we just got another restaurant ordering our eggs..so, we bought more chickens. We also got a restaurant..fancy one..buying goat cheese...ugh? I didn’t realize this was go8ng to kind of...blow up to this proportion? But we are excited. Chris is right...
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    C&D Farming..oh what a life!

    So, the boxes needed adjustment..the first six eggstheyvwere able to get to..so we pulled the boards forward, so the eggs had more room to roll back..from then on..worked like a charm! Then we discussed the haying equipment. I’ve changed Mt tune. I don’t think we need to to that to...
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    TSC Knowledgable employees

    I know you don’t like BYC...but @Miss Lydia ..is my dear friend..she gives great duck help. You could pm her...she could give you all the help you need..she took me under her wing.
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    Mystang's Homesteading Circus

    We use a mill to to our own boards it’s great!! We can buy lumber from the Amish...although, I like the rough cut...but then we mill it...gives us tons of shavings...I mean..a TON! In fact...our chickens found on large screen TV box full..they started laying eggs in there! :lol: Must be...
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    Flemish giant litter expectations

    She’s our expert!! Thank you @Bunnylady , for always helping me to learn more!! I have a friend who is buying many kits and rabbits from me in about two months...to start breeding for meat. I told him about the forum, simply because of all the great info on here...everyone is sooo full of...
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    Coffee anyone ?

    I’m just starting to get very worried...period. Either way. It’s starting to make me lose some sleep, simply because, it’s all anyone talks about, anymore...and, it’s the waiting....if we will get ‘it’...if there’s a lockdown...I just want this all over!!
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    C&D Farming..oh what a life!

    Sooo...Chris made the new nest boxes so the chickens can’t eat the eggs!! I was like a kid on Christmas!! My SIL and niece came out and that was fun. Washed the rabbit hutches...oh, geez, it was a major work day for us!! Up at 6...didn’t get back inside til after 8:30...just ate sandwiches...
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    C&D Farming..oh what a life!

    Wow...biggg difference!! I love the silver look!! But, both are beautiful... we’ve been so busy the last few days, he said he has to get some big projects done before we can discuss breeds..etc..which, is totally, understandable...we need to be prepared....he’s still messing around with the...
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    Buck looking for perfect match!

    Yeah, I have very very few white NZ..my hubby doesn’t like the pink eyes... :lol:
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    Put a face to a name! Please post your pic here!

    I love the wink you always do! :lol: ;) Somehow I can’t quite pull it off....
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    Flemish giant litter expectations

    I have smaller breeds, but, the more rabbits are bred, the larger the litter, typically. I have one, that, one girl first time only gave me 5, second only 7, this last time 12! So, they grow litters each time, is what I’m finding to be true, as what all the research I’ve done on breeding says...
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    Buck looking for perfect match!

    I have NZ and California..yes, they are both great for meat. And pretty colors too, so you could sell some too for pets. My rabbits get to about 7,8,9,10 lbs...but, it depends on how long you want to keep them around before you butcher. Definitely pick a doe who gets big to keep for a...
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