Welcome to Painted Hand Farm

Painted Hand Farm is a 20 acre Civil War era farm located in Cumberland county, Pennsylvania. We raise meat goats, veal calves, turkeys and organic vegetables using humane and sustainable agricultural practices.

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Sunday, June 15, 2008

As Predicted

While out by the barn working on the mowers, Ralph heard a doe screaming this morning. First, he thought someone was caught in the fence, but a quick inspection proved otherwise. Handy Plum Dandy, a maiden doe, was giving birth to a strapping single buck kid. It was over within moments and the young doe got right to work cleaning up her newborn. He was standing and nursing in no time. Two down, one to go.

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