F.A.Q.’s

Question: Where are you located?

Our urban farm is in Kinsey, Alabama

Question: Can we visit your farm?

The simple answer is no. We are an urban farm. This means we live in a community and we need to respect the privacy of our neighbors. Our neighborhood doesn’t offer parking and we don’t have a lot of space.

Additionally, the bio security of our birds is paramount. Chickens are susceptible to illness from all types of animals. So although we would love to have our customers come out and visit, we simply cannot.

Question: If we can’t visit, how do we purchase your products?

All of our products are available for direct sale through our contact page or online shopping page. We also sell through The Market at Dothan and seasonal Farmers Markets throughout the area.

Question: How can we contact you?

Our direct phone number is 334-595-5128. You can call or text this number.

You can also email us at info@hawkinshomesteadfarm.com or use the link on our contact page.

Question: If I purchase from you, how will I get my order?

We try to be as flexible as possible with our customers. Since we both work full time as many of our customers do, we set up pick ups for the weekends. This is an agreed upon location that works for us and you.

Question: Will you deliver?

On occasion, we will deliver your order. Any home deliveries will be charged an additional $5 delivery fee inside the Dothan city limits. Any outside of the city up to a 20 mile radius, will be charged a rate of .50 cents per mile round trip.

Example: (If you live 20 miles outside of the city limits, you will pay a delivery fee of $20 for the additional 40 miles)

Question: What do you feed your meat birds?

Our meat birds are pastured on grass. They are given fresh organic herbs and organic vegetables from the garden. We also provide a 100% organic Non-GMO feed which provides the nutrients and vitamins they need to grow healthy and strong. Their diet is completely clean.

Question: How are your meat birds housed?

As chicks, our meat birds are kept in a temperature controlled brooder. They need to maintain a certain body temperature until they start to develop their “big bird feathers.”

On nice days we bring them out and allow them to scratch, forage, and explore nature. We want them to experience life as if they would if they weren’t domestic animals.

Once feathered out, they are moved to grass. This is complete outside access and they get to enjoy the rest of their days in open air and sunshine.

Question: What about your layers?

Our layers are set up the same way as chicks. As they mature, they are moved to an outside coop where they free range by day and are locked up at night.

They love their bugs but they also need food that helps to keep them healthy while they are busy laying all those eggs we love so much. Their diet consists of whatever they can find while foraging plus organic herbs and organic vegetables grown especially just for them. They are given a Non-GMO feed along with black oiled sunflower seeds, which they will eat right from your hand. In the Spring and Summer, we plant our own organic sunflowers and harvest the seeds for them.

Our goal is to give our chickens the healthiest food we can provide them. They are never given antibiotics, hormones, steroids or anything that is bad for them.

Our family eats our own eggs and our meat birds as well. We take care to provide all our animals a happy life and a clean diet.