Barnyard

Behind our store we have a barnyard to give the public a chance to get up close to and enjoy farm animals. We have a variety ranging from chickens and geese, to goats, sheep and pigs.
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HersheyMeet Hershey, the hinny. A hinny is a cross between a horse and donkey, but slightly different than a mule. A mule's father is a donkey and it's mother, a horse. A hinny's father is a horse and it's mother, a donkey. With equines, they tend to take on their mother's conformation and build, so a mule is taller and has a more horse-like body. A hinny is smaller and built much like a donkey.
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We have several rare breed animals here on the Sheepfarm, specifically Gulf Coast Sheep which are an old breed, native to this area, as well as a Dexter steer, named Chip.
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Male goats (called "bucks") as well as female goats (called "does") can have both horns and beards. Some goats Ladyalso have wattles, which are simply a natural "decoration" on a goat's neck and have no function. You can see one of our goats here, Lady, sporting horns, a beard, and wattles.
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 Applecider the goat.
 Applecider, one of our bucks. He has neither horns, nor wattles.
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Baby geese
Current News

                   

 

 The Produce market is OPEN.  Blueberry PYO is open as the field dictates so please follow closely to see when it is scheduled to be open.  Our spring vegetables have been very good. Be sure to check out the summer crops as they are beginning to come in.  Call 910-287-6794 or 843-399-6902 

 

                                 

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