Farming

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  1. 867k

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    As I'm moving back to my acreage I'm going home with a new toy!
    A Kubota bx23s
    tractor / backhoe
    3 point hitch
    3rd function valve
    4' Rototiller
    Forks
    Bucket w/ cutting edge
    5' box blade
    5' rotary cutter

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    I'm super excited to put this baby to work in spring.

    I've also got 5 goats lined up and a half dozen chickens.

    Our eventual goal is to be self sufficient :D
     
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  2. JadeBlackOlive

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    Sounds great...good luck to you/
     
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  3. 867k

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    Change of plans! Instead of buying the tractor cash, we're going to pay off the vehicles and finance the tractor. Which means I'm going to add a grapple, post auger and rear blade.

    Sweeeeet :cool:
     
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  4. 867k

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    I might as well start a small landscaping company, ****. Lol
     
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    Thanks! It's going to be years of hard work on top of a full time job. But hopefully 15 years down the road we will reach our goal
     
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  6. mcpon14

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    Getting all Sumerian up in here, boi!!!
     
  7. 867k

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    Brought my tractor inside today. Tomorrow I'll start assembling the 3rd function valve and digging out the other implements.

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    Can it be Spring already??!
     
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  8. 867k

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    Decided to add a drive over mower deck too. That way I can get rid of my older ride on mower and save on space.

    I'll still have to build an additional structure to house all these implements.

    And then my next major cost will be to build myself a new garage / shop.
     
  9. 867k

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    I added a couple more things to my tractor.

    Kubota bx23s tractor / backhoe
    Industrial tires
    Tuft tires
    The point hitch
    Quick attach
    Cutting edge for the loader bucket
    Ripping teeth for the loader bucket
    Sun shade
    50lb wheel weights
    Mechanical thumb
    3rd function valve
    32" pallet forks
    5' box blade
    5' Rear blade
    54" drive over mower deck
    58" rotary tiller
    5' rotary cutter
    Post hole auger
    Single bottom mouldboard plow
    66" Snow pusher w/ top blade
    54" claw grapple
    Disc hiller
     
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  10. 867k

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    You guys don't even know how excited I am
     
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    I've also decided to ditch the goats and get alpacas instead
     
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    Goats are pretty awesome though!

    So are Alpacas, so it’s a win either way
     
  13. 867k

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    The goats I'd have to milk, and find time to make the milk into soaps and cheese and such.

    Alpacas are much less work. And their fleece is quite profitable. They also have a communal dung pile, so that's awesome.

    With the chicken and alpaca shit I can make compost. Also have friends down the street with horses, and another friend is the manager at the grocery store, so expired produce will be readily available
     
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  14. 867k

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    Turf tires **
    Three point hitch **
     
  15. Squire72

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    Goats are good lawnmowers
     
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    As is my rotary cutter :D

    I still want goats, but I'll start with alpacas. My barn can only house so many creatures at this time lol
     
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  17. Mak1442

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    Nice machine. What are you going to farm with this?
     
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    I've got 5 acres, at least 1 I'd like to be planting all the usually crops: potatoes carrots, peas, beans, squash, beets, corn, spinach, onions, etc.
    I would also like 1/2 acre to start an apple tree orchard.
    While keeping chickens and alpachas with a guard donkey.
    And I also want a 50' x 75' natural pool complete with bio filter, steam and waterfall
     
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  19. 867k

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    Lots of work to do over the next few years
     
  20. Mak1442

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    Good. Good food.
     

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