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4 Week Old Buff Orpingtons - out of the brooder

Our new buffs are big enough now we transferred them to their permanent residence today. Soon we’ll be letting them out to free range. They grow up so fast!


Here Come the Turkeys!

Last Spring we began our journey with our heritage breed Narragansett turkeys. We purchased our turkey chicks from Sand Hill Preservation Center. We raised them in turkey tractors making sure they had fresh grass daily. 228 more words


Hire A Heritage Herd

Goats are a natural alternative to harmful herbicides and pesticides.

They are an environmentally friendly way to fertilize and clear a difficult areas of land. 296 more words

Heritage Breeds

Buff Orpington Chicks

Just got a new batch of buff orpington chicks. From our 16 blues we only got 4 hens. We have two more year old hens for a total flock of 6, which is just not enough to allow a rooster. 66 more words


Red Wattles

Red Wattle Hogs are know for the two wattles hanging from each side of their neck, which have no know function. They are a large heritage breed pig that typically weighs between 600-800 pounds but can weigh up to 1200 pounds. 329 more words


New Arrivals

Meet the newest members of our farm community —  Myotonics, also known as Tennessee Fainting Goats. There are four on the farm now, plus another three that are “on assignment” clearing brush for customers. 37 more words


Who we are?

Silk Tree Farm is a small farm, located in Little Compton R.I.  All of our animals are raised on pastures that we lease along with a farmhouse, on property that is under a conservation easement with the Nature Conservancy.  275 more words