Category Archives: Bond County

A Day Of Fundraising

A Day Of Fundraising Today I am taking a day off of chores other than the typical feeding and daily head counts or dogs, Goats, Ducks, Rabbits and Turkeys and I normally do that 3 – 4 times a day … Continue reading

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We are almost there! You can help us help them.

Good Afternoon! Allot of things have been finished this last month a volunteer crew came up last weekend to put up the new fence to give the goats another ½+ acres and increases their grazing area allowing us to cut … Continue reading

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Andre The Goat Veterinarian Update

Just because we haven’t been able to do any events at nursing homes or birthday parties for the disabled, handicapped and autistic kids doesn’t mean we quit feeding and taking care of the animals. 08/24/2020 we spent $140.00 in veterinary … Continue reading

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We Are On TicTok

We are on TicTok for ever long it last depending on if the United States ban on them takes affect mids September or if it is purchased by an American or another sutable country. We post videos pretty much everyday … Continue reading

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When a Death In The Family Happens

This post has sensitive photos that may be disturbing to some readers, but we think that these photos are necessary to show points and back up claims made in this article. We have all at some time in our lives … Continue reading

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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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