Farm Photo Gallery

Photos from our farm…..

Our beautiful Donkeys roam our pastures and woodlots

Our beautiful Donkeys roam our pastures and woodlots

The next generation of Meishans

The next generation of Meishans

A young Donkey foal.We share the wonderful milk with her

A young Donkey foal.We share the wonderful milk with her

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Feeding time

Feeding time

 

 

 

 

The Future of The Meishan Breed

The Future of The Meishan Breed

Alot of time is spent preserving the bounties our gardens provide... canning, drying, freezing and sometimes even fermenting

Alot of time is spent preserving the bounties our gardens provide… canning, drying, freezing and sometimes even fermenting

 

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Pug a Meishan Barrow at 20 weeks

Docile Meishan Boars chilling on a summer day

Docile Meishan Boars chilling on a summer day

 

God has graced us with beautiful land

God has graced us with beautiful land

Overlooking one of our two spring fed ponds

Overlooking one of our two spring fed ponds

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Crocheted hat & glove set made from handspun yarns, yarn is made from our sheep and from the sheep of local farms.

Crocheted hat & glove set made from handspun yarns, yarn is made from our sheep and from the sheep of local farms.

 

 

Some of Angies hand spun fibers

Some of Angies hand spun fibers

In the early days milking goats

In the early days milking goats

Pilgrim Geese

Pilgrim Geese

Angie in in all her glory here in one of the main garden area

Angie in in all her glory here in one of the main garden area

Another favorite! Blackberry brambles cover our land and we make good use of them!

Another favorite! Blackberry brambles cover our land and we make good use of them!

 

 

Spring beds planted with seedlings and well mulched

Spring beds planted with seedlings and well mulched

Greens Being Grown in the fall,, muscadine vines turning yellow.

Greens Being Grown in the fall,, muscadine vines turning yellow.

Pink Lady and Panda ride back from the University of Illinois "Soccer Mom Style"

Pink Lady and Panda ride back from the University of Illinois “Soccer Mom Style”

Some of our pasture raised Meishans

Some of our pasture raised Meishans

A young Ming Hou and Xishi just after arriving from the USDA Meat Animal Research Center in Clay NE.

A young Ming Hou and Xishi just after arriving from the USDA Meat Animal Research Center in Clay NE.

A beautiful Meishan pork belly. Photo compliments of Jensen Reserve

A beautiful Meishan pork belly. Photo compliments of Jensen Reserve

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Panda one of the University of Illinois bloodline sows in our Meishan Herd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milking Oreo, a well trained East Friesian dairy sheep

Angies dairy experience has included goats sheep and today Donkeys. Here she is milking Oreo, a well trained East Friesian sheepdairy sheep

 

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Angie’s journey with fiber animals has included sheep, goats alpacas,llamas and even rabbits

 

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Meet Annabelle our lead LGD

 

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Our pig adventrues started with American Guinea Hogs grazing our pastures