Player-owned farm/Quick guide

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This is a quick reference page for the player-owned farm with various information tables and not all the additional text around them.

Growth stages and breeding rates[edit | edit source]

Animal Time per stage Breeding info
Egg to baby Baby to adolescent Adolescent to adult Adult to elder Total time to elder Breeding rate Success rate Average rate
Rabbits N/A 12 minutes 21 minutes 27 minutes 60 minutes (1h) 5 minutes 40% 12m
Chickens 25 minutes 37.5 minutes 75 minutes 112.5 minutes 250 minutes (4h 10m) 50 minutes 45% 1h 57m
Chinchompas N/A 504 minutes (8h 24m) 882 minutes (14h 42m) 1134 minutes (18h 54m) 2520 minutes (42h) 150 minutes (2h 30m) 60% 4h 42m
Sheep N/A 24 minutes 42 minutes 54 minutes 120 minutes (2h) 100 minutes (1h 40m) 45% 3h 55m
Spiders 150 minutes (2h 30m) 225 minutes (3h 45m) 450 minutes (7h 30m) 675 minutes (11h 15m) 1500 minutes (25h) 180 minutes (3h) 50% 6h 33m
Zygomites N/A 1008 minutes (16h 48m) 1764 minutes (29h 24m) 2268 minutes (37h 48m) 5040 minutes (84h) 500 minutes (8h 20m) 70% 13h 20m
Cows N/A 72 minutes (1h 12m) 126 minutes (2h 6m) 162 minutes (2h 42m) 360 minutes (6h) 300 minutes (5h) 70% 8h
Yaks N/A 806 minutes (13h 26m) 1442 minutes (24h 2m) 1784 minutes (29h 44m) 4032 minutes (67h 12m) 400 minutes (6h 40m) 60% 12h 32m
Dragons 1008 minutes (16h 48m) 1512 minutes (25h 12m) 3024 minutes (50h 24m) 4536 minutes (75h 36m) 10080 minutes (168h = 1 week) 1000 minutes (16h 40m) 80% 22h 32m

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Selling[edit | edit source]

Last updated on 00:07:24, 18 April 2019 (UTC). Click here to purge.
Buyer Last spawned (ago) Next spawn
Small April 18 2019 00:00 UTC April 19 2019 00:00 UTC
Medium April 18 2019 00:00 UTC April 20 2019 00:00 UTC
Large April 18 2019 00:00 UTC April 21 2019 00:00 UTC

Selling quantity:

  • Small - 12 every day
  • Medium - 8 every two days
  • Large - 6 every three days
Animals Growth stage
Egg
10%
Baby
20%
Adolescent
100% (base value)

[net gain if bought from store]

Adult
85%
Elder
70%
Small Rabbit N/A 5 25 21 18
Chicken 4 8 40 [15] 34 28
Chinchompa N/A 50 250 213 175
Medium Sheep N/A 16 80 [50] 68 56
Spider 25 50 250 213 175
Zygomite N/A 187 850 722 595
Large Cow N/A 34 170 [70] 144 119
Yak N/A 187 750 638 525
Dragon 200 400 2,000 1,700 1,400

Gathered produce[edit | edit source]

Every time one of your animals grow, you can gather its produce for items and Farming experience. The experience from harvesting is not affected by bonus experience or other experience modifiers, but it will fill Farming urns.

Animal Farming experience Produce
Egg to baby Baby to adolescent Adolescent to adult Adult to elder Total XP to elder
Rabbit N/A 100 175 225 500 2 Rabbit teeth[d 1]
1 Rabbit foot (rare)[d 1]
Rooster[d 2] 250 375 750 1,125 2,500 10 Feather
Hen[d 2] 10 Feather
1 Egg
Chinchompa N/A 6,000 10,500 13,500 30,000 10 Chinchompa or Skillchompa[d 3]
2 Chinchompa residue
20,000 Coins[d 4]
Sheep N/A 250 437.5 562.5 1,250 3 Wool[d 5]
Spider[d 2] 2,000 3,000 6,000 9,000 20,000 2 Spider fangs
3 Spider silk
2 Spider venom[d 6]
Zygomite N/A 16,000 28,000 36,000 80,000 2 Zygomite fruits
2 Mort myre fungus[d 7]
2 Mycelial webbing[d 8]
3 Morchella mushroom spores[d 9]
Bull N/A 1,000 1,750 2,250 5,000 2 Bull horns
1 Cowhide
Cow 1 Cowhide
1 Bucket of milk[d 10]
Yak N/A 13,000 22,750 29,250 65,000 2 Yak milk[d 11]
2 Yak tufts
1 Yak hide
2 Hairs
Dragon[d 2] 20,000 30,000 60,000 90,000 200,000 2 Dragonhide[d 12]

This table does not take animal traits or master farmer outfit bonuses into account.

  1. ^ a b Only from rellekkan cream rabbit or piscatorian cottontail rabbit.
  2. ^ a b c d Animals do not give items on the first growth stage if they come from an egg.
  3. ^ Chinchompa or skillchompa of the respective breed: grey chinchompa, red chinchompa, cobalt skillchompa, viridian skillchompa, azure skillchompa, crimson skillchompa or crystal skillchompa.
  4. ^ Only golden chinchompa.
  5. ^ Wool of the respective breed: wool, black wool, summerdown wool, springsheared wool, winterwold wool or fallfaced wool.
  6. ^ From fever, giant, corpse, ice, and araxyte spiders.
  7. ^ From gloomshroom zygomites.
  8. ^ From zanarian and arcspore zygomites.
  9. ^ From zanarian zygomites.
  10. ^ Milk of the respective cow breed: milk, chocolatey milk, strawberry milk or vanilla milk.
  11. ^ Only from female Fremennik yak.
  12. ^ Dragonhide of the respective colored dragon: green dragonhide, blue dragonhide, red dragonhide or black dragonhide.


 Considerations regarding beans vs experience[edit | edit source]

The highest rate of beans is obtained by selling an adolescent animal. Should a player decide to grow an animal further, (up to elder) for experience, the rate of experience is as follows 

Animal Experience gained (from adolescent to elder) Beans lost Exp/Bean
Rabbit 400 7 57.14
Chicken 1875 12 156.25
Chinchompa 24000 75 320
Sheep 1812.5 24 75.52
Spider 15000 75 200
Zygomite 64000 255 251
Cow 4000 51 78.43
Yak 52000 225 231.11
Dragon 150000 600 250

Feeding[edit | edit source]

Animal Food
Seeds Vegetables Fruits Flowers Mushrooms Meat Fish
Rabbits Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg
Chickens Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg
Chinchompas[note 1] Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg
Sheep X mark.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg
Spiders Yes check.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg Yes check.svg X mark.svg
Zygomites X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg Yes check.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg
Cows X mark.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg
Yaks X mark.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg
Dragons X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg X mark.svg Yes check.svg Yes check.svg
  1. ^ Even though chinchompas eat everything, they will only eat if the trough says "variety". Having food in it from the previous animal in will NOT count, therefore, the player must remove the contents as variety mush and re-add it to the trough.


Disease[edit | edit source]

Disease Symptoms
Head Eyes Legs and feet Stomach
Foot-in-mouth
  • The animal keeps making noises at embarrassing moments, making it difficult to investigate.
  • The animal's breath smells oddly like socks.
  • The gums appear to be a little sore.
  • There are some nasty looking marks along the gum line.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal's eyes seem normal.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal's feet are a little soggy for some reason.
  • The animal's feet are faintly chewed on.
  • The animal's feet seem a little scuffed.
  • The animal's feet seem fine.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal doesn't appear to be in gastronomic distress.
  • The animal has a bit of gas, but nothing too concerning.
  • The animal's emissions smell strangely of shoes.
  • The animal's stomach appears to be a little bloated.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
Flu
  • The animal appears to be suffering from a small fever.
  • The animal coughs in your face.
  • The animal sneezes in your face.
  • The animal's breath smells deeply unpleasant.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The eyes are a little bloodshot.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal's feet are clammy.
  • The animal's feet are very sweaty.
  • The animal's feet are very warm to the touch.
  • The animal's feet seem fine.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal appears to be suffering from nausea.
  • The animal doesn't appear to be in gastronomic distress.
  • The animal has a bit of gas, but nothing too concerning.
  • The animal seems off its food.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
Curse
  • The animal occasionally mumbles something in a language it can't possibly speak.
  • The animal's breath smells faintly of sulphur.
  • The animal's nose is lumpy, like it's grown warts.
  • There is a faint light deep within the animal's throat.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal's eyes are a little bloodshot.
  • The animal's eyes are faintly glowing.
  • The animal's eyes are filled with uncharacteristic malice.
  • The animal's eyes seem a little glazed over.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal's feet are faintly chewed on.
  • The animal's feet are tapping to a strange rhythm. It's unsettling.
  • The animal's feet seem a little scuffed.
  • The animal's feet seem fine.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal doesn't appear to be in gastronomic distress.
  • The animal has a bit of gas, but nothing too concerning.
  • The animal seems off its food.
  • The animal's stomach is making strange noises, like there's something singing inside there.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
Dry nose
  • The animal's nose is very dry.
  • The animal refuses to let you see its nose, it seems like the nose is quite sore.
  • The animal's eyes seem fine.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal's feet seem fine.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal doesn't appear to be in gastronomic distress.
  • The animal has a bit of gas, but nothing too concerning.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
Bone rattle
  • The animal's nose seems fine.
  • The animal's breath smells normal, which is to say horrible.
  • The animal's teeth click in a sinister manner.
  • The gums appear to be healthy.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal's eyes seem fine.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal's legs click as it walks.
  • The animal's legs seem a little stiff.
  • The animal appears to be shivering, but has no temperature.
  • The animal doesn't appear to be in gastronomic distress.
  • The animal has a bit of gas, but nothing too concerning.
  • The animal's body is making a weird clicking noise.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
Wooting cough
  • The animal coughs as you try and examine it.
  • The animal coughs loudly in a 'hu hu huuu' style.
  • The animal's breath smells normal.
  • The animal's nose seems fine.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.
  • The animal's eyes are a little bloodshot.
  • The animal's eyes are filled with mirth, more mirth than normal.
  • The animal's eyes keep darting around the place with a sense of wonder.
  • The animal is a little unsteady on its feet.
  • The animal's legs seem fine.
  • The animal coughs regularly.
  • The animal doesn't appear to be in gastronomic distress.
  • The animal has a bit of gas, but nothing too concerning.
  • The animal's body is slightly swollen.
  • You can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious.

Useful traits for breeding[edit | edit source]

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Useful traits for breeding
Trait name Summary [Collapse] Description
Radiant Shiny+++ (Slot 3 only) This animal is practically shining.
Glistening Shiny++ (Slot 2/3 only) This animal is more likely to produce shiny offspring.
Sparkling Shiny+ (Slot 1/2/3) There's something almost "shiny" about this animal.
Good Breeding Increase chance of different breed from parent (Slot 2/3 only) This animal carries some rare breed ancestry in its genetics.
Genetic Instability Multi-trait++ (Slot 2/3 only) The unusual genetics in this animal means its offspring are more likely to have multiple traits.
Genetic Mutation Multi-trait+ (Slot 1/2/3) The unusual nature of this animal means its offspring are more likely to have multiple traits.
Charmed Happy+

Healthy+

This animal is happier and healthier than other animals
Jovial Happy+ This animal always sees the glass as half full.
Joyful Happy++ This animal is almost always happy.
Immune Healthy++ (Slot 2/3 only) This animal is practically immune to disease.
Robust Healthy+ This animal is more resistant to disease.
Studly Breeding++ This animal has a much higher breeding chance than other animals.
Virile Breeding+ This animal has a higher breeding chance than some others.
Frost Breath Shiny UNLOCK (Dragons only) A breeding pair of dragons with Frost Breath and Poisonous Breath and Shock Breath between them allows for a Royal Dragon to be bred. Does not increase base chance for Shiny offspring.
Poisonous Breath
Shock Breath

Animals can have 1 to 3 traits on birth. There is a 0.1% chance (1/1000) for players to receive rare "shiny" animals from breeding. Sparkling (+1% shiny chance Trait Slot 1/2/3), Glistening (+1.5% shiny chance Slot 2/3), and Radiant (+2.5% shiny chance Slot 3) traits replaces the base 0.1% chance. All traits stack, so a perfect pair of parents would provide 10% shiny chance per birth. Any shiny traits on the offspring also adds to the chance. An offspring with Sparkling/Glistening/Radiant on top of perfect parents would have a 15% chance of being shiny.

For Royal Dragons, since they require the 3 breaths on the parents as well as the child being born black, have an extra 5% base chance naturally. A perfect pair of adult or elder black dragons (Breath1/Breath2/Radiant vs Breath3/Glistening/Radiant) would have a total of 11.5% shiny chance. This becomes 16.5% if the offspring is born with Sparkling/Glistening/Radiant.

Shiny animals have a different appearance to regular ones when older than the baby stage; the word 'Shiny!' appears on the 4th line below Gender when mouse-over only in the inventory or bank; not in the pen. They give +10% more Farming experience as they are raised, and when sold to the buyer, count as a "wildcard" for the buyers' preferred breed. 'Shiny!' animals do not help breed more shiny animals; they must have one of the shiny traits in order to do so.

You can boost the breeding chance by using the farming perk totems on small pens with elder rabbits in them. The master farmer outfit gives a better chance of positive traits from breeding. To keep track of all the breeds you have already collected, you can go to Granny's faithful companion, Sam the sheepdog, or take the breeding log book from the table and check the status at any time.