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Animal farm: Chadwick family opens its barn doors wide

A goat reaches up over a fence Saturday at P&C’s Little Rascal’s farm in Chadwick. The traveling petting zoo opened their farm Saturday to visitors to come out and see the chickens, goats, llamas, sheep and others.
Pam Stafford of Rock Falls helps grandson Brecken Westpfahl, 4, feed a goat Saturday.
Kelli Thompson of Coleta has a cup of food snatched away from her by a hungry llama Saturday afternoon. Next to the baby goats, the llamas seemed to be a fan favorite.
Chickens and turkeys roam about the property as visitors offer them snacks Saturday in Chadwick.
Cherikee Serenil, 12, crouches down to feed a chicken while visiting the farm with her family Saturday.
Chloe Dorgan, 10, of Peoria reaches out to touch a goat Saturday at the open house.
One of many chickens on the farm in Chadwick
There was no shortage of animals to visit on the farm. Lots of goats, chickens, llamas to just name a few.
Autumn Day of Sterling smiles as she feeds a llama Saturday afternoon.
Annalee King, 5, of Thomson climbs to the seat of a tractor Saturday while visiting the farm. Along with the animals, the farm had some equipment on display, crafts for sale and food.
Austin Barkley, 5, feeds a llama Saturday at P&C Little Rascals farm in Chadwick. Visitors could purchase cups of snacks for to feed a wide assortment of animals.