Farm


Crops

*28 acres of cropland.

*Rotating between corn and soybeans.

2010:  Corn yield 179 bushels/acre.

Hay

*waterways were seeded with a mix of grass and alfalfa to be made into hay

*buffer strip around the cornfield connecting the waterways has been planted with an alfalfa mix and made into hay

*two hills in the back forty have been made into hay

*a third hill will hopefully be made into hay once we get some tiling done, better crossings, and a more convenient driveway

*2010:        277 square bales of hay and 30 round bales

Livestock

*chickens

*ducks

*geese

*peafowl

*goats

2010:  30 kids born

*bovine

2010:  1 calf

*llama

Orchard

*6 apple trees

*4 cherry trees

*3 peach trees

* 2 pear trees

*1 plum tree

*blueberry bushes

*raspberries

*blackberries

*5 varieties of grapes

Gardens

*strawberry bed

*asparagus bed just planted

*about 60 tomato plants

*green beans

*zucchini

*peppers

*pumpkins


11 Responses to “Farm”

  1. northwestmommy August 19, 2011 at 11:03 pm #

    That is a great balance of crops and livestock. It looks great too.

    • Teresa August 19, 2011 at 11:06 pm #

      Thanks. I’m still trying to get things set up the way I want and diversified.

  2. Saun in Ohio August 19, 2011 at 11:05 pm #

    Wow, I would love this

  3. Hannah Gosselin March 30, 2012 at 10:21 pm #

    Wow! I was surprised to find this, Teresa! I love baby goats. Great work you’re doing!

  4. Sue Harp Donna Bowling December 30, 2012 at 6:53 pm #

    love this found you on facebook and have traveled all over your blogs, I have a blog on wordpress also, itsallaboutthegoat would love some feedback sometime. I only have two goats but they are quite spoiled……

    • Teresa December 30, 2012 at 6:55 pm #

      Glad you found us. It’s so nice to have other goat people to talk to.

  5. jenna January 16, 2013 at 7:01 pm #

    Hi! I’m so glad I found your page, we’re fairly sure our girls are expecting, not 100% though. This is our first year with goats, and anamils other than chickens and dogs. Why do you have them in the kitchen? I’ve seen many pictures of this but it does not make since to me. Also, if we choose to bottle feed how often do we feed?

    • Teresa January 16, 2013 at 7:17 pm #

      When I got my goats, they were horribly sick and could not go outside since it was the beginning of February. I would much prefer not to have goats in my house, but occasionally it is necessary. On my page Goat Info, I have a chart on feeding bottle kids.

  6. amy peck July 29, 2015 at 12:12 pm #

    Hello Teresa,
    I really loved reading your blog. I have a small goat farm in the central mountains of Colorado called High Country Goats Galore and like you am trying to get things set up just like I want. I sent you an E-mail about your record keeping. Hope you got it. After a bear attack this summer which caused the loss of two of my finest producers I’m really I’m the mood to improve even more. Just wanted you to know I really enjoyed reading your blog and what’s funny is I found it strictly by accident.

    • Teresa July 29, 2015 at 1:02 pm #

      Glad you liked the blog. Sorry to hear about the bear attack. I have coyotes here, and that’s enough for me to worry about.

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