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Supply Chain Disruptions?

 
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This thread is a place to vent, share news, and proactively share ideas about supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus. Let's try to keep this out of the cider thread.  

I try to be pretty proactive about being prepared,  but there have been things I've needed or wanted for my farm that have been hard to get ahold of. These include:

Mushroom spawn
Certain seeds
Certain plants
Turkey poults
Grow lights

Luckily there have been workarounds to absolutely everything and a lot of things are merely delayed, but I fear more disjointment and chaos in our supply system. It's compounded by the fact that I'm hoping to grow extra for friends,  family, neighbors,  and the foodbank.

How is everyone else feeling?


 
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Great Idea James!
Like you, we have always been stocked up. It's a rural necessity to buy in bulk when the big city is hundreds of miles away.
But depending on how things develop with the outbreak the supply chain may very well be disrupted.

Currently the only thing I can't find nearby is wiener pigs!  Its not a big surprise as my normal breeder quit after last year.
The 4H kids always get preference over folks that are raising to slaughter.
Hoping to avoid driving an hour or two to get baby piggy's...
So,  Please may I have some cheese with my WHINE :)
 
 
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I'm glad it's not so bad! Hopefully you can find some  weaner pigs.  I'm lucky in that I have a lot of permie/farmer friends here and we're trying to organize to meet all our needs. We're going to be hatching eggs from backyard flocks this year since the hatcheries are overwhelmed. We're also doing a lot of air layering
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