Category Archives: Goats

  Goats have the reputation of being able to stomach almost anything; in fact, they are more common used for weed control, but in fact there is there are quite several plants goats cannot eat. It is important to learn … Continue reading

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The Math of Live Weight to Frozen Cuts in Lamb, Goats, Pork and Beef

The Math of Live Weight to Frozen Cuts in Lamb Live to Hanging Weight Sheep lose about half their weight going from live weight to hanging weight. Live weight is just what it sounds like- the weight of the animal “on … Continue reading

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SORRY ABOUT SLOW POSTING LATELY

Sorry about the slow post with January and February weather things just severely slowed down and the work didn’t. We have 8 Goat kids of now 4 doe’s and 4 buckling’s. One large male buckling will go to market and … Continue reading

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Banned from Facebook for 15 More Days

It’s obvious that any post that was a non-Democrat vote was struck swiftly by Facebook and for 1 post that was posted back in February and one post in March that was both Pro-Trump and against the Liberal and socialist … Continue reading

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More About Us and More of The Help We Need

We train and socialize small farm animals such as chickens, ducks, turkeys, rabbits, goats, puppies and dogs to nursing homes to visit with the residents. We often take these animals inside the facility and the residents are allowed to hold, … Continue reading

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End of September 2020 Report

Donations Paul Ragsdale Sr. $200.00 Mike Bridgent $50.00 Susan Davis $30.00 Total $280.00 Sales 7 Roosters Sold $30.00 Total $30.00 Income Totals A – Donations $280.00 B – Sales $30.00 Total – A + B = T $310.00 All Expenses … Continue reading

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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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