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Romie Holl

I grow my own food with a nice orchard consisting of 14 apple, 3 sour cherry, 3 sweet cherry, 3 pear, 2 peach, 2 plum as well as several types of nut trees and smaller fruit. I built my own greenhouse out of patio doors and I grow veggies year around. Besides having the plants, I also have a few animals on my place. 1. Honey bees for pollination and the honey. 2. Chickens for the eggs 3. Dairy goats for milk, butter and cheese 4. Pigs that are raised for meat. 5. I am considering combining my greenhouse with aquaponics
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Articles by Romie Holl

How to Build an Automatic Chicken Feeder
October 6, 2021 · · Feed & Health

I thought, “Why not have the animals together? The chickens could roam to their hearts content and even help keep the bugs away from the goats.” It was a good thought, at least until the next day when it was time to feed the chickens some grain.

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Building a Portable Chicken Coop
August 5, 2021 · · Coops

I have wanted chickens for a long time, not only for the eggs and meat, but to help control the bugs that get into the gardens (not to mention, the fertilizer they produce).

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