This year’s chicks are Buff Orpingtons can be seen by looking through the left hand window of the coop and will eventually produce brown eggs.
The Light Brahma is a very old breed of feather-footed chickens that originated from Asia. Light Brahmas are exceptionally quiet, gentle, and easy to handle. Their small pea comb, great size, and heavy feathering make them almost immune to cold weather. Hens are good brown egg layers, especially in winter. Light Brahma baby chicks are […]
Originally from Scotland, these animals are well adapted to rocky farms and harsh winters. They are known for their production longevity. Our Ayrshire cows are white with dark red spots, their names are Sugar (2012) & Sage (6/3/16). Our heifers are Sweetie (3/23/18) & Sunny (6/3/18). Sweetie is now in with the big girls and […]
American Milking Shorthorn
Originating in Northeastern England. Bred for dairy or beef. Ours have been bred for dairy and will therefore have strong dairy traits. Beautifully colored red, white, and sometimes even roan (a rich mixture of red and white, and cannot be found in any other breed of dairy cattle). They are excellent milk producers. They are […]
Originally from the British Isle of Guernsey in the English Channel, Guernseys are well known for their gentleness and are dark gold in color. Guernsey milk has a unique golden color. Our heifer is Tinsel (12/24/17).
Originally from Britain’s Isle of Jersey, close to the Isle of Guernsey. Small in size, but produce milk containing the highest butterfat of any other milking breed. Our Jerseys are honey brown and named Koko (2014) & Peaches (2017). Our Jersey calves are Pit & Krispy and can be found in the pen along the […]
Originally from the Netherlands These black and white cows are commonly used on large dairy farms due to their ability to produce more milk each day than any other breed. Our Holsteins are Bessie (11/26/16) & Jingles (12/25/14)
A type of crossbred beef cattle typically produced by crossing Hereford with Angus cattle, resulting in a primarily black body with a white face- also known as “Black Whiteface”. They are primarily used for beef, known for their docile temperament, and the cows (females) are noted for their good mothering abilities. See if you can […]
Did you know:
A bee makes 1/12th teaspoon of honey in her lifetime.
Honeybees travel the equivalent of one and a half times around the earth to collect the nectar to make a pound of honey.
Honey never spoils.
Honeybees are the only insect that produce a food we eat.
A queen bee can lay up to 2,000 eggs in one day.
A honeybee will visit 50 to 100 flowers on a single trip.
One hive can have 60 to 80,000 bees in the summer.
Eastern Box Turtle
This species of tortoise is native to the Eastern United States ranging from southern Maine to Florida along the East Coast, and west to Michigan, Illinois, eastern Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas and can live to be over 100 years old.