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countrygirl    Posted 11-16-2002 at 16:01:06       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Well our farm is finally under way, we started last year with meat rabbits farm, we now have 112 breeding does(going for 200)worm bins, chickens, turkeys, quail,pheasents & geese and a summer & winter crops. Our new addition is a baby bull. We should be getting our second in a few days. It finally starting to look like a farm. We hope to turn this all in to full time, country life is what is all about, family hard work and a sense of pride, poor walmart won't be seeing much of us, if only the kids can get use to leaves as toilet paper(lol)


Hal/WA    Posted 11-16-2002 at 20:24:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Sounds like you are having fun! I would make that bull a steer asap, unless you plan to use him as breeding stock. It sure doesn't get any easier as they get bigger, and steers are a LOT easier to deal with than bulls. Good luck.


ger    Posted 11-16-2002 at 17:03:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
leaves you got leaves ? well your doin good , leaves are much better than nothin lol , how much land do you have there , looks like nice country where your farm is at, good luck an have fun . later ger


countrygirl    Posted 11-16-2002 at 19:31:14       [Reply]  [Send Email]
we have 39 acres in southcentral Mississippi, outside of Mccomb


ger    Posted 11-16-2002 at 20:52:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
thats a good size for what you want to do , sounds exciting , always happy for people when they can get back to the country an realize their dreams


Grove r    Posted 11-16-2002 at 19:13:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thot thats whut yer finger wuz fur....


cowgirlj    Posted 11-16-2002 at 16:32:06       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Congrats! Feels good doesn't it!
I remember raising meat rabbits as a kid. We started with one buck, and ten does, in less than six months we had 450 rabbits. Thirty a week were taken for meat.
Talk about kids heaven with all them baby bunnies.....I was constantly hiding my favorites when it was close to D-Day.
J


Toper J ala Natural    Posted 11-16-2002 at 16:26:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hey Kid, people survived thousands of years without "beauty"paper tho there is no doubt it's creation has given a differant "scents" ta close proximity conditions.


LH    Posted 11-16-2002 at 16:26:05       [Reply]  [No Email]
Congratulations on the new addition, and for making your dream come true


countygirl    Posted 11-16-2002 at 19:38:31       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Boy has it been a dream, we always wanted to move to the country, Mississippi from subburbs of new orleans, thats where both sides of the family is from, then we started our on family and it was hard to leave because of the grandparents, hut we finally decided we had to follow our on dreams
it was the best choice we ever made, its the good life, in the country you look out for each other with out being asked, if you grow more then you you need you pass it on and you get ten times in return. The schools are better, family & church are important Nobody seems to need to make more then a buck just a honest living. what a life to have!


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