Category Archives: Illinois

Winterizing your Poultry House

(Pictures at bottom of the page) Hello Friends, today we are going to talk about Poultry, specifically today we will talk about winterizing your hen house and helping your chickens to be comfortable during the winter months. Chickens are resilient … Continue reading

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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 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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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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NEW BABY TO COME TO METRO EAST FARMS

Metro East Farms has acquired a new doe goat. She was born April 25, 2020 on the Mriscin Ranch located in New Douglas, IL. Her father is a pure Boer and her mother is a Nubian. She will be weaned … 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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