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Meet Willow Meadow Fern!

Willow Meadow Fern

We have named Willow’s doeling, Fern.  She is 2 weeks old and was allowed out into the pasture with us yesterday.  She now hops up into your lap and enjoys being pet and cuddled.

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New hens are enjoying their new home and pasture!

Foraging in the freshly mowed pasture.

Our young rooster has taken charge of our eight new hens.  He’s doing an excellent job leading them into the pasture by day and then back to the coop in the evening.   They have settled in nicely and are laying lots of eggs!

Georgie Junior and his new hens.

Free range heaven!

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New Hens added to our flock.

Last night Harold and I drove to Northwood, NH and picked up 8 hens from two wood-worker women.  They make amazingly beautiful wooden bowls, mantles, furniture and art pieces. They reluctantly had to give up their beloved hens due to vicious fox attacks.  The hens are  one and 1/2 years old and include 4 Buff Orpington, 2 Black Sex-links, 2 Lace Wyandottes.   They were sleeping when I put them in the coop and seem to be doing well this morning.  They are keeping to themselves as a group.  So far no fighting.  We will be adding a thick blanket of pasture grasses to keep them all occupied, digging and scratching.  Later today I’ll add more nesting boxes in the coop.

Welcome to your new home, girls.

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Sitting Ducks

Two of our hens have been sitting on eggs since the first week in June.  Lydia made her nest first in the brush pile in the pasture.  Several days later Grace made hers in the same brush pile about 2 feet away from Lydia.  The nests are built up with grass, sticks and mud about 4-5 inches high.  Our other 2 hens occasionally “egg sit” and give the sitting ducks a break.  The drakes keep watch over the nesting area.

Keeping watch.

Grace, Indian Runner duck, on her nest.

Lydia, well hidden in her nest.

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Proctor Hill Farm Willow kidded!

Proctor Hill Farm Willow, bred to Proctor Hill Farm Indian Summer  had a single doeling at 12:20pm today!  The 4.5lb little girl was up and enthusiastically nursing 10 minutes after she was born.  She is a mini replica of her mom – dark chocolate and white.

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Kids for Sale! Update: All are on Deposit!

Kids for Sale!  1 doe, 2 bucks

All 3 have been dehorned and will be up to date on shots when they leave the farm.

Twins from Fairlea Avalon [dam] and MI Sugar Creek YO Toshiba [sire]

Avalon and her twins

Avalon and her twins

These kids are gorgeous, well- conformed and super lovable!  Avalon has an excellent, well attached udder.  Both kids are very sweet and friendly and would make an excellent contribution to your herd and the show ring!

doe  – Willow Meadow Mika – born 4/9/12  – $450

buck – Willow Meadow Kato – born 4/9/12 – $250

Willow Meadow Kato

One of triplets  from Fairlea Nashoba [dam] and *B NC Promiseland RB Bolero*S[sire].

buck – Willow Meadow Winston – born 4/11/12

Willow Meadow Winston

Winston is strong and long like his sire.  Nashoba is a  high capacity milker with large easy milking teats.  He has a sweet, curious and very friendly personality.  If you are looking for a herdshire with a great physique, super milking genetics and a charming personality, Winston is your guy!

Sale Price: $250

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Nashoba’s Triplets are 1 week old!

Fairlea Nashoba had triplet bucks on April 11, 2012. They were sired by *B NC Promiseland RB Bolero*S.

Buckling#1 – Dasher  – 3.75  lbs.

Buckling#2 – Dancer –  5.5 lbs

Buckling#3 – Prancer  – 4 lbs

 

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Avalon had twins!

Fairlea Avalon had buck/doe twins shortly after noon today. The sire is

MI Sugar Creek YO Toshiba.   The doeling is a multicolor buckskin and the buckling is gold and white like his mother.

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Our third doeling went to her new home today.

Proctor Hill Farm Splash went to her new home in Connecticut today.  Her new owner was so excited and pleased with her.

Water Splash

Only one of Twin Creeks Trace of Silver’s does is left…the beautiful and mischievous Water Trace.

Water Trace

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Goodbye to 2 doelings.

Proctor Hill Farm Waterford and Willow Meadow Goldenrod left today for their new home at Proctor Hill Farm in Lunenburg.  They are 8 weeks old and are such beautiful and friendly young goats.  Bittersweet.  We are happy that they have gone to such a great farm but we will miss them.  Its a good thing that they are only about 2 miles down the road.

Proctor Hill Farm Waterford

Willow Meadow Goldenrod

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