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CMP Dorpers Sheep Farm

Address: 339 Abe Boice Rd. Sidney Center, NY 13839.
Website: http://www.cmpdorpers.com/

Description: Tim and Jean McCumber raise a pasture based flock of 50 Dorper sheep on their 58 acre farm. Tim installed their 6.72 kwh grid tied solar PV electric system (with financial help from the NY Power Authority) and an evacuated tube hot water system. The farmhouse also features a high efficiency propane furnace and radiant heat. If you are looking for some great do-it-yourself tips, this farm tour is for you! Tim and Jean will be available to answer any questions on how to install your own systems.

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Tim and Jean McCumber raise a pasture based flock of 50 Dorper sheep on their 58 acre farm

 

Tim installed their 6.72 kwh grid tied solar PV electric system (with financial help from the NY Power Authority)

 

The evacuated tube hot water system preheats the water before entering faucets. In the spring, summer and fall, no additional heating source is needed to heat the water.

 

In the summer, shade cloth is needed to prevent the water passing through the system to overheat

 

 

 

Sharing knowledge is one of the best parts of a farm field day

 

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