Category Archives: Goats

Donation Drive Update

Yesterday we received a $200.00 cash donation handed to us by a Highland, IL man who wishes to be anonymous. The donation was to be towards the hay leaving a balance of $50.00 this hay will last us until this … Continue reading

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Metro East Farms Photo Of The Week August 23 2020

Metro East Farms Picture of the Week August 23 2020 This picture is Madison, She was born February 18 2020. Her mother is Willow and her father Mr. Pickles both Metro East Farms lifetime residents.

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Other Ways to Help Metro East Farms to continue their mission

Good morning! We have had a couple of inquiries about donations. If you dont want to donate cash, there are other options such as Feed, bedding, supplies and Vetrenarian Services, as always we welcome anyone who wants to volunteer their … 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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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 COMES BACK HOME

Pickles came back home today after being traded for another buck (Andre) He was traded to Mriscin Ranch in New Douglas, IL. On being returned home he practically ran to the gate to be with his girls and realized there … Continue reading

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NEW – RABBITS AT METRO EAST FARMS

Art Mriscin came to Metro East Farms to look at two Withers (Castrated Males) that we had here and he ended up purchasing them. While loading we was talking back and forth and got about rabbits. Justin Hofer a co-Founder … 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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Laying Chickens 🐔

Many hens lay their first egg around 18 weeks of age and then lay up to an egg each day, subject to breed, environment and individual bird. At 18 weeks, switch to a complete chicken layer feed to provide the added … Continue reading

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