Category Archives: Farm Facts

Favorite Farm Supply Sites

Hamby Dairy Supply (for milking and cheese-making supplies, all things dairy cow)

Hoegger Supply (for milking and cheese-making, all things goat)

Stanpac (for glass jars and caps)

Meyer Hatchery (for baby chicks and chicken supplies)

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Farm Sitting

The act of taking care of a farm while the actual owners of the farm are away.

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Straw vs. Hay

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Hog Classification

Piglet- A baby pig; A suckling pig of either gender.

Gilt- A young female pig, immature female. Continue reading

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Cow Labeling

Heifer- a female calf or a female that has not yet had a calf.

Cow- a female that has had a calf, or numerous calves.
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