Category Archives: Bond County

PICKLES GOES TO A NEW FARM

One of the older residents of Metro East Farms “Pickles” has went to a new farm. Pickles has been on Metro East Farms since February 2018 as a 5-day old kid. We bottle fed him with another kid named Zoey … Continue reading

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GET IN ON NAMING THIS DOE

Metro East Farms have acquired a female goat born in April 2020. As always when we acquire an animal that will be a permanent part of the farm. She will be worked with and also be breeding stock for new … Continue reading

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BOURBON RED TURKEYS ON METRO EAST FARMS SOON

Metro East Farms on May 9th we made an order with Cackle Hatchery®. We wanted something different than most others and we also wanted turkeys that could mate naturally which some breeds have to be bred artificially, so we decided … Continue reading

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REAL SAVINGS IN FEED AND BEDDING (Cost Control)

We often learn cost cutting when it comes to animal care BUT there are good ways and bad ways and the bad ways can cost you money and break your back my hopes here is to save you money and … Continue reading

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Metro East Farms Livestock – 2019 Bond County Fair 4-H

Metro East Farms had 2 goats a Alpine mix wither named Whiskey and a Alpine Mix doe named Zoey they went to a micro-farm in Greenville, IL Bond County Cassidy Beaver who entered them into the Bond County 4-H Fair. … Continue reading

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