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Penfield Farm

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HedyJ, Jan 13, 2016.

  1. HedyJ

    HedyJ New Egg

    Jan 13, 2016
    We live on a farm in central Connecticut that has been in the family for 300 years. We have 400 free range chickens and sell our eggs locally, 125 Guinea fowl, several pairs of silver pheasants and 18 golden pheasants. We raise all of the meat that we eat and some vegetable in the summer as well as all the hay we use. Our meat which we sell at our farm stand consists of Black Angus beef, Berkshire Pork, spring registered oxford lamb, duck and roasting chicken. We recently began raising Emu and have successfully hatched some eggs. Yesterday we picked up 19 emu to grow out for meat, oil and feathers.
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Wow, you sure have your hands full!! Well you have come to the right place to share your experiences, meet others with common interests and just have fun!

    Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions, feel free to ask.

    Welcome to our flock! :)
  3. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Hello and :welcome
    We are glad you joined us!
    I'm sure you will find this site very informative about chickens and other poultry. We hope you like BYC as much as we do! ;)
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Wow, I couldn't even count 400 chickens. Welcome to Backyard chickens - maybe we should come to you for advice. I am very impressed with your operation.
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  6. Simple-country

    Simple-country Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 6, 2015
    How fun is that! I'm trying to picture 400 free range chickens heading home to roost at night! What a vision!
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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