Come Visit All the Unique Animals at Mountain Valley View Farm!

posted by Dr. James G. Hood
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Mountain Valley View Farm is home to many wonderful animals, both domestic and wild. A visit to our farm is always filled with wonder and discovery for people of all ages. Come out and see us and meet all the amazing critters on our farm!

Farm Animals

Visiting the animals on our farm is a fantastic learning experience for children and adults alike. See how these animals are used on a real family farm and have fun watching them at play. Mountain Valley View Farm is home to many unique and exotic breeds, including several rare and endangered species.

Birds

Please Note: Our birds and poultry breeds fluctuate with each season, but these are the breeds we have on the farm on a rotating basis.

  • Bantams (23)
    • Ameracauna
    • Antwerp Belgian (Quail)
    • Araucana
    • Beglian Bearded d’Uccle (Blue, Mille Fleur, Porcelain)
    • Black Rosecomb
    • Blue Rosecomb
    • Brahma (Buff, Dark, Light)
    • Cochin (Barred, Birchen, Black, Blue, Buff, Golden Laced, Mottled, Partridge, Red, Red Frizzle, White)
    • Cornish (Dark, White, White Laced Red)
    • Cubalaya
    • Dutch (Black, Black Breasted Red, Blue, Black Tailed Buff, Light Brown, White)
    • Frizzled Cochin (Black, Red, White)
    • Japanese (Black Tailed White , Black Tailed Buff, Black, Gray, Mottled, White)
    • Old English (Barred, Black, Black Breasted Red, Blue Breasted Red, Blue, Crele, Red Pyle, Spangled)
    • Polish (Black, White Crested Black)
    • Pyncheon
    • Rhode Island Red
    • Rock (Barred, Partridge, Silver Penciled)
    • Sebright (Buff, Golden, Silver)
    • Silkie (Black, Buff, Blue, White)
    • Silver Duckwing (Old English Game)
    • Sultan
    • Wyandotte (Partridge)
  • Chickens (68)

We have various breeds of chicken on a rotating basis. Our delicious, farm fresh chicken eggs are for sale year-round.

 

  • Ameracauna (Blue, Black, Splash, Wheaten)
  • Ancona
  • Andalusian (Blue, Black, Splash)
  • Araucana
  • Aseel
  • Barnevelder (Double-Laced)
  • Belgian Bearded
  • Black Australorp
  • Black Star
  • Brahma (Buff, Dark, Light)
  • Broiler (Black, Red)
  • Buckeye
  • Buttercup
  • California (Gray, White)
  • Catalana
  • Chantecler (Buff)
  • Cinnamon Queen
  • Cochin (Black, Black Frizzle, Blue, Buff, Partridge, Silver Laced, White)
  • Cornish (Dark, Game, Jumbo X Rock, Roaster, White Laced Red)
  • Crevecoeur
  • Cubalava
  • Delaware
  • Dominique
  • Easter Egger
  • Egyptian Fayoumis
  • Feather-footed Fancy
  • Golden Campine
  • Golden Comet
  • Hamburg (Blue, Golden Penciled, Silver Spangled)
  • Holland
  • Java (Mottled)
  • Jersey Giant (Black, White)
  • La Fleche
  • Lakenvelder (Silver, Golden)
  • Langshan (Black, White)
  • Legbar
  • Leghorn (Exchequer, Light Brown, Pearl-White, Red, Rose Comb Brown, Silver, Single Comb Brown, White)
  • Malay
  • Maran (Black Copper, Blue Copper, Blue Splash, Blush Splash, Gold Cuckoo, Silver Cuckoo, White)
  • Märchen
  • Minorca (Black, Buff)
  • Misc. Rare Exotic
  • Modern Black Breasted Red Game
  • Mottled Houdan
  • New Hampshire Red
  • Orpington (Blue, Buff, White)
  • Penedesenca (Partridge)
  • Phoenix (Golden, Silver)
  • Polish (Black, Buff Laced, Golden, Silver, White Crested Black, White Crested Blue, White, White Crested Splash)
  • Red Cap
  • Red Jungle Fowl
  • Red Star
  • Rhode Island Red
  • Rock (Barred, Buff, Partridge, Silver Penciled, White)
  • Rose Comb Brown Leg
  • Russian Orloff
  • Salmon Faverolles
  • Single Comb Brown Leg
  • Silver Gray Dorking
  • Speckled Sussex
  • Spitzhaubens (Silver Spangled)
  • Sultan
  • Sumatra
  • Turken
  • Welsummer
  • White Crested
  • White Faced Black Spanish
  • Wyandotte (Blue, Blue Laced Red, Columbian, Golden, Golden Laced, Silver Laced, White)
  • Yokohama
  • Ducks (44)

We have various breeds of duck on a rotating basis. Our delicious, farm fresh ducks eggs are for sale year-round.

  • Abacot Ranger
  • Alabio
  • Allier
  • Ancona
  • Australian Spotted
  • Aylesbury
  • Bali
  • Barbary
  • Black East Indian
  • Buff
  • Chara Chamble
  • Challans
  • Cayuga
  • Danish
  • Duclair
  • Dutch Hookbill
  • Gimbsheimer
  • Gold Star
  • Golden Cascade
  • Gressingham
  • Homesteader’s Delight
  • Huttengem
  • Khaki Campbell
  • Magpie
  • Majorcan
  • Mallard, Flying
  • Mulard
  • Muscovy (Black & White Pied, Blue & White Pied, Chocolate, White)
  • Pekin: (Jumbo, White)
  • Pintail (Bahama, North American)
  • Pomeranian
  • Redhead
  • Runner: Black, Blue, Chocolate, Fawn, White
  • Rouen
  • Saxony
  • Shetland
  • Semois
  • Silver Appleyard
  • Swedish: Black, Blue, Yellow
  • Termonde
  • Venetian
  • Welsh Harlequin
  • White Crested
  • White Layer
  • Emus (Coming Soon)
  • Geese (28)

We have various breeds of geese on a rotating basis. Goose eggs are available for sale in the Spring only.

  • African
  • Alsatian
  • Barnacle
  • Brecon Buff
  • Brown Chinese
  • Buff
  • Canadian Honker (Cackling, Giant)
  • Cotton Patch
  • Egyptian
  • Faroese
  • French Toulouse
  • Oland
  • Pilgrim
  • Pomeranian (Gray Saddleback)
  • Russian Snow
  • Scania
  • Sebastopol
  • Shetland
  • Slovak
  • Suchovy
  • Super African
  • Toulouse
  • Twente Landrace
  • Tufted (Buff, Roman, Toulouse)
  • Vishtines
  • Weeder
  • White Chinese
  • White Embden
  • Guineas (18)

We rotate the various breeds of guinea that are on our farm at any time. Guinea eggs are for sale year-round.

  • Brown
  • Buff
  • Buff Dundotte
  • Chocolate
  • Coral Blue
  • Jumbo
  • Lavender
  • Opaline
  • Pearl
  • Pewter
  • Porcelain
  • Powder Blue
  • Purple
  • Royal Purple
  • Slate
  • Sky Blue
  • Violet
  • White
  • Ostrich (Coming Soon)
  • Partridge, Chukar
  • Peacocks (14)
    • Blue
    • Bronze
    • Cameo
    • Black Shouldered
    • Green
    • India Blue
    • Midnight
    • Oaten
    • Pied (Cameo, Regular, Silver)
    • Purple
    • Purple Black-Shouldered
    • Spalding (Buff, Regular, White)
    • Split (Charcoal, Pied)
    • White
  • Pheasants (20)

We rotate the breeds of pheasant on our farm from time to time.

  • Afghan
  • Alaskan Snow
  • Black Mutant (Melanistic)
  • Bohemian Blackneck
  • Blue-eared
  • Buff
  • Buff Isabell
  • Edward
  • Elliot
  • Green Mutant
  • K-Thunder
  • Kalij (Horsfield, Nepal)
  • Kansas
  • Lady Amherst
  • Red-Golden
  • Reeves
  • Ringneck (Chinese, Jumbo, Manchurian Cross)
  • Silver
  • Swinhoe
  • Yellow-Golden
  • Quail (7)

We rotate the breeds of quail on our farm throughout the year.

  • Antwerp Belgian
  • Bobwhite
  • California Valley
  • Coturnix
  • Gambel
  • Tennessee Red
  • Texas Blue Scale
  • Swans (Coming in the future after the pond is finished)
  • Turkeys (14)

We rotate the breeds of turkey on our farm throughout the year.

  • Beltsville
  • Black Spanish
  • Chocolate
  • Blue Slate
  • Bourbon Red
  • Bronze (Standard and Broad Breasted)
  • Giant White
  • Midget White
  • Narragansett
  • Rio Grande
  • Royal Palm
  • White Broad Breasted
  • White Holland
  • Wild Turkey

Cats (2)

  • Calico
  • Siamese (Coming Soon)

Dogs (7)

  • Bichon Frise
  • Bichon-Poodle Hybrid
  • Cockapoo
  • Icelandic Sheepdog
  • Newfoundland
  • Poodle
  • Rottweiler

Insects (7)

  • Butterflies
  • Honeybees (Coming Soon)
  • Lady Bugs
  • Praying Mantis
  • Worms (3)
    • Angle worms
    • Night crawlers
    • Red worms

Livestock

  • Alpacas
  • Cows, Jersey
  • Donkeys, Miniature (Coming Soon)
  • Goats (4)
    • Fainting (Myotonic)
    • Miniature Silky
    • Nigerian Pygmy
    • Nubian
  • Horses, Icelandic
  • Llamas (Coming Soon)
  • Pigs, Potbelly (Coming Soon)
  • Sheep (5)
    • Babydoll Southdown
    • Babydoll Southdown-Icelandic Hybrid
    • East Friesian
    • Icelandic
    • Wensleydale
  • Yaks (Coming Soon)

Wildlife

Mountain Valley View Farm is nestled on thirty acres of land in beautiful Spokane Valley. Our property is a certified Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary, and there are many beautiful and unique wild animals that can be seen here year-round. Some of these lovely animals, like the wild quail, make their homes on our property, while others can be seen just passing through. Regardless, each day on the farm brings with it the potential to observe a variety of wild animals in their natural habitat. Here at Mountain Valley View Farm, we encourage all of our visitors to stay awhile and explore the wonders of nature. Here is a list of wild animals that we have seen on our property. We will update the list as we discover more animals.

  • Birds (82)
    • Avocet
    • Bittern
    • Blackbird (Brewer’s, Red-Winged, Yellow-Headed)
    • Black-Necked Stilt
    • Bluebird (Mountain, Western)
    • Bobolink
    • Brown-Headed Cowbird
    • Bufflehead
    • Bullock’s Oriole
    • Cedar Waxwing
    • Chickadee (Black-Capped, Mountain)
    • Coot
    • Cormorant
    • Crow
    • Dark-eyed Junco
    • Dove (Eurasian Collared, Mourning, White-Winged)
    • Duck (Canvasback, Harlequin, Mallard, Long-Tailed, Pintail, Redhead, Ring-necked, Ruddy, Wood)
    • Dunlin
    • Egret (Cattle, Great, Snowy)
    • Evening Grosbeak
    • Finch (Cassin’s, Goldfinch, Gray-Crowned Rosy, House, Pine Siskin)
    • Flycatcher (Dusky, Hammond’s, Gray, Least, Pacific Slope, Western Wood Pewee, Willow)
    • Gadwall
    • Goldeneye (Barrow’s, Common)
    • Gray Catbird
    • Grebe (Clark’s, Eared, Horned, Red-Necked, Western)
    • Grouse (Blue, Dusky, Ruffed, Sharp-Tailed)
    • Gull (Bonaparte’s, California, Franklin’s, Glaucous, Herring, Mew, Ring-Billed, Thayer’s)
    • Heron (Great Blue, Green, Night)
    • Hummingbird (Anna’s, Black-Chinned, Calliope, Rufous)
    • Killdeer
    • Kingbird (Eastern, Western)
    • Kingfisher
    • Kinglet (Golden-Crowned, Ruby-Crowned)
    • Lazuli Bunting
    • Loon (Common, Pacific)
    • Magpie
    • Meadowlark
    • Merganser (Common, Hooded, Red-Breasted)
    • Northern Flicker
    • Northern Shoveler
    • Northern Shrike
    • Northern Waterthrush
    • Nuthatch (Pygmy, Red-Breasted, White-Breasted)
    • Phalarope (Red-Necked, Wilson’s)
    • Pigeon (Band-Tailed, Rock)
    • Plover (Black-Bellied, Golden, Mountain, Semipalmated)
    • Poorwill
    • Rail (Virginia)
    • Raven
    • Red Crossbill
    • Robin
    • Sanderling
    • Sandpiper (Least, Pectoral, Semipalmated, Solitary, Spotted, Stilt, Upland, Western)
    • Sapsucker (Red-Breasted, Red-Naped, Williamson’s)
    • Scaup (Greater, Lesser)
    • Scoter (Black, Surf, White-Winged)
    • Snipe
    • Sora
    • Sparrow (Chipping, Fox, Lark, Lincoln’s, Sage, Song, Vesper, White-Crowned)
    • Spotted Towhee
    • Starling
    • Swallow (Barn, Rough-Winged, Tree, Violet-Green)
    • Swan (Trumpeter, Tundra)
    • Swift (Black, Vaux’s, White-Throated)
    • Teal (Blue-Winged, Cinnamon, Green-Winged)
    • Tern (Arctic, Black, Caspian, Common, Forster’s)
    • Thrush (Hermit, Swainson’s, Varied)
    • Vireo (Cassin’s, Red-Eyed, Warbling)
    • Warbler (MacGillivray’s, Nashville, Orange-Crowned, Townsend’s, Yellow, Yellow-Rumped, Wilson’s)
    • Western Meadowlark
    • Western Tanager
    • Wigeon (American, Eurasian)
    • Wild Geese (Cackling, Canada, Ross, Snow)
    • Wild Partridge (Gray)
    • Wild Pheasant (Ring-Necked)
    • Wild Quail (Bobwhite, California)
    • Wild Turkey
    • Woodpecker (Black-Backed, Downy, Hairy, Lewis’s, Pileated)
    • Wren (Bewick’s, House, Pacific)
    • Yellowlegs (Greater, Lesser)
  • Birds of Prey (10)
    • Bald Eagle
    • Falcon (Gyrfalcon, Peregrine, Prairie)
    • Hawk (Cooper’s, Ferrguinous, Red-Tailed, Rough-Legged, Sharp-Shinned, Swainson’s)
    • Kestrel
    • Merlin
    • Northern Goshawk
    • Northern Harrier
    • Osprey
    • Owl (Barn, Great Horned, Northern Pygymy, Screech)
    • Turkey Vulture
  • Black Bears (Rare)
  • Chipmunks (4)
    • Least
    • Red-Tailed
    • Townsend’s
    • Yellow Pine
  • Cougars
  • Coyotes
  • Deer(3)
    • Black-Tailed
    • Mule
    • White-Tailed
  • Gophers
  • Foxes (2)
    • Cascade Red
    • Gray
  • Frogs (1)
    • Pacific Free Trog
  • Moose
  • Pine Weasels
  • Porcupines
  • Rabbits (1)
    • Nuttall’s Cotton Tail
  • Raccoons
  • Salamanders
  • Squirrels (6)
    • Beechley
    • Cascade
    • Columbian
    • Douglas
    • Red
    • Washington
  • Snakes
  • Toads (1)
    • Western
  • Yellow-Bellied Marmot

Whether you come to Mountain Valley View Farm for bird-watching, wildlife viewing, or to see the domestic animals on our farm, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience! Call 509-928-1800 today to schedule a visit!

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Mountain Valley View Farm, Inc.

Your Source for Northwest Farm Fresh Foods Shipped Worldwide

Main Farm Location:

4301 South Chapman Road
Greenacres, WA 99016-8732
Tel: 509-928-1800 Fax: 509-922-9949

Email: mountainvalleyviewfarm@gmail.com
Website: www.mountainvalleyviewfarm.com

Online Store: www.mountainvalleyviewfarmstore.com
Blog with us at www.mountainvalleyviewfarmblog.com

Mountain Valley View Farm Hours:

Monday – Saturday
8:00 a.m. – Noon; 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
Closed Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Other farm hours by advance appointment only.
Please call (509) 928-1800 to schedule an appointment.

Farmer’s Parlor, Inc.

Showroom Office Location:

Farmer’s Parlor, Inc.
507 North Sullivan Road Suite LL-6
Spokane Valley, WA 99037
Tel: 509-928-2042 Fax: 509-922-9949

Email: sales@farmersparlor.com
BLOG: www.farmersparlor.com

Getaway Country Kitchen,
Catering, and Take-Out Service

4229 South Chapman Road
Greenacres, WA 99016-8731
Tel: 509-928-2777 Fax: 509-922-9949

Email: sales@getawaycountrykitchen.com
Website: www.getawaycountrykitchen.com

Blog: www.getawaycountrykitchenblog.com
Store: www.getawaycountrykitchenstore.com

Directions to Mountain Valley View Farm, Inc.

From I-90 East or West

Take the Sullivan Exit (291B) – South for about 3 miles
Turn left on Saltese (east), and continue for .5 mile
Turn right on South Chapman Road (south), and proceed .9 mile
The farm will be on the left-hand side of the road – 4301 South Chapman Road



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