Author Archives: Alicen Ragsdale

Challenges in Raising Sheep & Goats Together

Title: Understanding Key Challenges in Raising Sheep and Goats: Copper Toxicity and Management Differences Introduction: Raising sheep and goats together can be a rewarding and fulfilling endeavor. However, it’s important to be aware of certain challenges associated with these animals. In … Continue reading

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Metro East Farms – Yearly Post

Metro East Farms is a compassionate organization that began in 2012 with the mission of providing meaningful experiences to elderly and handicapped individuals. Initially, we organized day fishing trips for the elderly and handicapped children. As our initiative grew, we … Continue reading

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55 Gallon or 39 – 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels

Ww are currently looking for 55 Gallon or 30 – 55 gallon plastic barrels with lids and retainer rings on them, Not interested in barrels with strong chemical rings might be interested in white totes with frames but must have … Continue reading

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Just A Little Pissed Off

When you deal with a guy buying hay and straw for our non profit we call and giving FREE advertising we make a call for pick up and informs us hay is now $65.⁰⁰ per bale on hay and $15.⁰⁰ … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Red Rooster

I am looking for an adult full blooded Rhode Island Red Rooster near New Douglas, IL area for my12 girls that looks like the picture. As a bed I told a friend I could sex baby chicks a week old. … Continue reading

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No longer supporting Big Pond Livestock Manager

We as a small farm mainly non for profit have been HUGE advocates of Big Pond Livestock Managment Software online. BEFORE adds werent to intrusive fairly small using since about 2019 we atarted adding animals like i said ads were … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You

A big thank you to Amy Britton & family for donating the 4 bags of dog food. After purchasing 3 Great Pyrenees for her and sister and discussing taking animals to visit seniors at nursing homes and disabled and autistic … Continue reading

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