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We've been working on growing our mini farm to decrease are dependency as a consumer. It will be a process, but the wait will be worth it. Here are my babies! chickens will give us eggs, roosters free range to take care of pests, the goats will give us milk and their kids will give us meat, the rabbits will give birth to many, many pounds of low cholesterol high protean dinners.
(I know we all have different ideas and opinions so please do not judge my lifestyle choices. Thank you.)

I hope you enjoy the pictures!

On the side, for a hobby, I plan on creating a variety Polish chickens that only lays tinted blue eggs. :D
 

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I'm sorry but I have to be judgmental. That's one of the craziest looking chickens I have ever seen.

I wouldn't mind doing a lot of that if my "environment" allowed for it.
 

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I'm sorry but I have to be judgmental. That's one of the craziest looking chickens I have ever seen.

I wouldn't mind doing a lot of that if my "environment" allowed for it.
LOL the one with a bad hair-do is a one month old Polish Crested. The one making a crazy face is an Easter Egger at an awkward angle LOL. They are so funny!
The dark red chicken with a black chest and white beard is a pure Ameraucana - if it was a girl it would lay blue eggs. But, it is a boy and I'm crossing him with non blue layers so all of his kids will lay green, blue and olive color eggs. :D
 

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I think I may need to steal your mini farm :p, my goal in life is to one day have something similar. But more in a hobby farm in my case and I also want curly coated pigs and sheep.
I love the chicken afros :p, all of your animals are adorable. What kind of goats and bunnies do you have?
 
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:) The white one is 3/4 nigerian dwarf and 1/4 bore goat. The little one is full blooded nigerian dwarf. He is my buck. Today I got two more goats and they have blue eyes. One is half ni dwarf x pigmy cross and the other is full ni dwarf. I prefer nigerian dwarfs because they are smaller than other goats, yet they produce an average of 2 gallons a day each, sometimes up to four! My children are cheese glutens so I'll have to learn quick if I want to save money :p

Rabbits... The girls are New Zealands (not the giant variety). We decided to name them Granite and Onyx. Jewels is New Zealand x Lion Head cross.

I am an artist, so the more variety the better. Color and patterns are my passion. Most of my chickens, when they start laying, will lay eggs that are various shades of blue and green. The Polish Cresteds will lay white, but I'm going to develop a variety that only lays blue. That will be so fun. Genetics are awesome.

Curly pigs.... they sound so cool.
 

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Nigeran dwarfs are adorable, there one of my favorite kind of goats. Youll have to keep us updated on your egg color endevour.
 
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Here are the new babies that my husband begged me to rescue from a 1/3 acre that was filled with hundreds of birds and a half dozen goats. The only green there was the cat-fish packed pond that took up half of the enclosure.
They are still skittish, but let me get close enough for some good pictures. Their names are Freya (tri-color) and Moo-Moo (black and white). Freya and Moo-Moo never leave each other's side - taking comfort from each other in a new place.
 

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