Author Archives: Holly


Dogwood Farms will be transitioning to a smaller location early next year.  We will continue with our laying hens, but will not be raising pigs and turkeys.  We have a long list of pursuits in mind at our new location … Continue reading

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Think Inside the Box

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Our three flocks of baby birds – chickens, turkeys, and guinea hens – are now free to roam the farm.   Raising baby birds has taken more time than I expected this spring.  Feeding, monitoring temperatures, and refreshing bedding kept me … Continue reading

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End of Season

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At Dogwood Farms we have come full circle on our first season and feel good about the results. We have cleared out 3 acres of overgrown pasture. Gone are huge swaths of invasives, vines, and weeds, exposing what appears to be … Continue reading

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We finally got some real North Carolina heat today -103 degrees and climbing.  With 17 animals to care for, concern for my own comfort seems selfish considering I can escape to the air-conditioned house.  In hopes of providing some relief … Continue reading

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