Other livestock/hobbies
Rate of gain Market hog winner. 2.14 lbs  a day. 81lbs start-302lbs finish weight. '04 Grape & Fall
2002 St. James Christmas parade, Pony's last parade, she passed away quietly, 2/8/03 She was over 30 yrs old. she will be missed!!
Driving in 2000 Christmas parade.
Big bottle babies, raised on goats milk.
Benjamin raises; cochin, silver laced wyandotte, ameracauna, royal palm turkey, pilgrim geese. Also buns, polish, holland lop, mini lop, , mini rex, havana & satins.
Benjamin does a pretty good job raising his own calf every year. Here he is after a long, hot day of showing at a county fair. Sandy the pillow!.
Benjamin, Rolla Christmas Parade, 2001
Silver Laced Wyandottes/Bantams
Showing French Lops at CMRF (Rolla) w/help from Amy.

This big guy running toward you, is Legolas, one of several LGD's. In the background is Gimli, Eowyn, the new Gampr pup, Isildur. 
Legolas is #1 Livestock Guardian Dog around here, his back up consist of 4 more Armenian Gamprs Recently added trainees, Isildur is the new up and coming *star* LGD. In their countries of origin, these dogs were bred to handle wolves, bear and even human predators. LGD's are a very important part of responsible livestock ownership today.  We have a page for Gamprs on here. 

GRASS FED; Beef & Lamb in the fall. 
Residents at a local nursing home, enjoy a visit from Benjamin & critters!
Chores & milking, by  machine.
a nice broken Polish doe being groomed in his rabbit barn.
sale info at bottom of page. milk fed pork!
half or whole.