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Guidance Grwoth Time

The Anamials Growth time is fixed or what? Details should be added .  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by ThreadEditor (talk) on 02:53, 4 September 2018.

Agreed. Salix of Prifddinas (Talk) 09:41, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

I am not sure who discovered cow breeding cycle but twice I have had bred baby rabbits (5) minutes apart. As far as I can tell, breeding/growth will not tick while you are not at PoF. When you log back in/return to Ardy lode, all missed ticks will tick at once.

Shock21172 (talk) 18:27, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

It looks like different growth stages have different growth times. My Zygomites took 18h from baby to adolescent; they have been adolescent for over 24h now. I logged out and back in to make sure there was no backlog of growth ticks. 16:31, September 6, 2018 (UTC)

rabbits are 4 minute growth cycle have on stream a 00:04:01 time difference between spawns.

Shock21172 (talk) 03:44, September 11, 2018 (UTC)


What are we doing about duplicate traits under different names? Is that realistic or are there already fake traits?

Shock21172 (talk) 09:03, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

Odd. Perhaps confused editors or someone that added it to the wrong places? Salix of Prifddinas (Talk) 09:41, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

Help identify diseases

We should add a table(?) with disease symptoms and what disease it is, to help identify diseases.  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) on 09:04, 4 September 2018‎ (UTC).

That's a good idea. :) I can make a table, if you can fill it in? Salix of Prifddinas (Talk) 09:41, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

Selling (animal selection)

I had a visitor requesting chickens instead of rabbits while I had both in pens. I do not think that the buyer will default to the lowest tier animal. Can anyone else confirm this? Or did I misunderstand the Selling section? Toddathon (talk) 15:04, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

Can a mod remove this one? Didn't realize I didn't need to add the header.

Toddathon (talk) 15:06, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

You don't need to be admin to remove it, you can remove the duplicated header yourself. =D Salix of Prifddinas (Talk) 18:51, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

Breeding cycle

I am not sure who discovered cow breeding cycle but twice I have had bred baby rabbits (5) minutes apart. As far as I can tell, breeding/growth will not tick while you are not at PoF. When you log back in/return to Ardy lode, all missed ticks will tick at once.

Shock21172 (talk) 18:21, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

Rellekkan Cream x2 in breeding pen just spawned a Piscatorian Cottontail. Any updates on shiny drop rate/combos?

Shock21172 (talk) 20:45, September 5, 2018 (UTC)

I believe the 5minutes breeding time between rabbits to be accurate and any reports of lower times in between baby births a bug. Friend just got rabbit baby only after 25minutes so i recommend changing back and keeping the rabbit breeding cycle at 5minutes. (This is post bad luck mitigation update) IceRevenge (talk) 11:26, September 11, 2018 (UTC)

I suspect the Sheep breeding rate is incorrect. Yesterday, I had a Ewe and a Ram in the breeding pen for over 9 hours and they didn't breed. They had 887/1000 in the trough (so not going hungry), positive traits (i.e. they are not "stressed" animals that cannot breed), and are both 100% Happy and Healthy - there's really no reason that they shouldn't have bred something within the 5-hour timeframe on the Wiki, so the estimation of max breeding time seems to be incorrect. Anyway, after 9+ hours, I gave up on Sheep and put Cows in the breeding pen, and they got it on just fine haha. Could someone please increase the max time for Sheep, so it doesn't mislead anyone else? :) Thanks! 00:40, September 15, 2018 (UTC)

Are you sure they were in the breeding pen? It seems to be a common mistake that people assume that both bens in the East are breeding ones. If it is not the case we'll change it. Also, 9hours divided by 5 would give a weird number, did you manage to see if it ended up being 10hours?
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Yes, I'm absolutely sure they were in the breeding pen and have always been aware that there is only one breeding "specific" pen. I've been breeding animals in that pen just fine since day one of PoF release - and, as per above, when I swapped the Sheep for Cows in the very same pen, the Cows bred just fine, as expected. There's definitely a problem with max breeding time for Sheep, but I gave up on the Sheep after just over 9 hours, so don't know how long it would have taken otherwise. 09:10, September 15, 2018 (UTC)

I'll change it to 2 hours - 10 hours.
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My crystal chins had a baby at 8:30 and another between 10:30 and 11. Forced007 (talk) 04:10, September 15, 2018 (UTC)

They probably had a baby overnight, at the correct hour, but you logged in at 8:30 so that's when you got the message.
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I logged in around 6 pm that day and they had a couple babies since I was logged out for around 10 hours. My next baby came at 8:30 pm, followed by another baby between 10:30 and 11 pm. The same chins were present throughout - 2 elders and 2 babies, followed by the baby at 8:30 pm. I wrote down the times to remind myself to empty the pen if they had another baby at the expected 12:30 am time. I was logged in/lobbying the entire time. Forced007 (talk) 07:04, September 16, 2018 (UTC)
Two hours then, I’ll check if any mod confirmed the value we have atm, then I’ll change it if there isn’t any.
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I logged in today around 18:00 to no spider offspring in eastern medium pen, which held an elder rax spider, an elder giant spider, and an adolescent night spider. I went back and forth a few times between 18:00 and 20:00 but still no spider offspring. Left and came back around 21:30 and my spiders had an offspring (rax spider egg), which I took out of the pen. I hopped to W2 and stayed at the farm. My spiders had another offspring at 22:00 (night spider egg), which is 30 min-2 hours after the last offspring. I took a snapshot of the chat box time stamps. Maybe it switching to night time caused this? Forced007 (talk) 03:33, September 18, 2018 (UTC)

I've noticed that breeding times seem to be completely all over the place outside of the breeding pen. In the span of roughly fifteen minutes, I've had two notifications regarding Crystal Chinchompas in a small pen having babies, and considering that the Wiki currently states that they have a breeding rate of two hours, I believe that there is a severe discrepancy between breeding pen times and regular pen times. I was logged on and at the farm when I received both notifications, so I don't believe this can be chalked up to the breeding ticks "catching up". 18:28, September 19, 2018 (UTC)

Guessing the first one was most likely bred while you were outside the farm.
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Well, no. I was logged on, at the farm, for some length of time before I got the first announcement; and when I went to check on the animals in question a few minutes later, I received the second. 05:27, September 21, 2018 (UTC)
May I ask when this happened? If I recall correctly there was a bug where China could breed twice in quick succession but it was fixed last Monday, I believe.
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I think it might have been the bug, then. I recall it happening shortly before I posted about it (Wednesday), and I haven't had it happen since, so they might have hotfixed it. 19:35, September 21, 2018 (UTC)

My first dragon offspring was at 8:40 pm. My second dragon offspring was at 7:40 am. I was on my farm when both dragons were born. The same two dragons have been in my breeding pen for around 29 hours now. Forced007 (talk) 12:48, September 22, 2018 (UTC)

Incorrect information on wiki

Incorrect information...

I've never edited a Wiki and don't intend on doing so now.. I'm aware that some people would just change back my edit anyway.. So I'm adding this under Talk, and leaving this for you all to adjust as you see fit.

It is INACCURATE where we say that babies won't age in the breeding pen. They DO seem to age MUCH slower, but I can verify that they will indeed raise up to adulthood in the breeding pen.

Best wishes to you all. Keep up the great work, each and every one of you.

--Sven  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) on 18:42, 5 September 2018 (UTC).

Thanks for letting us know, and I can also confirm that animals do age in the breeding pen. I'll fix it. :) Salix of Prifddinas (Talk) 19:23, September 5, 2018 (UTC)
Does this also apply to babies born while logged out (or possibly away from the farm)? I had two rabbits born while logged out for 10 hours and both were babies when I logged back in. Assuming even an unreasonable birth rate, at least one of the bunnies would have had 5 hours in the pen, indicating a growth rate at least 20 times slower than normal. Instead I think that if the animal is born while logged out (or possibly away from the farm), it will be a bunny when you log back in (or return to the farm). My only caveat to this is I may be wrong and the growth rate is that slow, but the aging of my baby bunnies in the breeding pen while I was there did seem faster.
Toddathon (talk) 20:53, September 6, 2018 (UTC)
While away, nothing happens on your farm. The game keeps track of the time you're away, and then everything (growing/breeding/feeding/etc) happens the moment you come back to the farm. So your animals that were newly born are actually born the moment you step back onto the farm, meaning they haven't had any growth time at all. Hinoyama (talk) 23:21, September 10, 2018 (UTC)Hinoyama
Everything in your farm happens while you're logged out. But babies born while you're offline only start their growth when you are prompted with the message in your chat. (Even if you're online, they only start counting from the moment you enter your farm and get the message).
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Beehives do not always produce a honeycomb every hour, but I do believe they are in sync with each other. All seven of mine have been completely filled (27 of each) with woad leaves and snape grass since the first day of release. I've also added around 100 marigolds, a few rosemary, and kept woads maxed since then. If I got one every hour, I should have over 500 combined honeycombs banked, minus the ones I've used - I have 210. I get around 15 honeycombs from each hive per day. My last two hours (23-1) haven't produced any honeycombs. Maybe reset affects it or maybe adding flowers affects it. (Forced007 (talk) 01:27, September 8, 2018 (UTC))

The base sell price of yaks is 750, the 825 is from selling the buyer's prefer yak (spirit vs non). Also I just got a zygomite (unchecked) from a exuberry bush on an uncharted island. I have gotten about 5 or 6 from the mushroom cluster, but this was my first one from the bush (I saw that it is labeled that a different berry can give them, so this should probably be updated to rare chance from berry bushes) Randecker (talk) 20:16, September 12, 2018 (UTC)

Are you sure you didn't have any bad trait?
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No I am not sure, but I know it did not have the "Nice but Dim" trait (which is the only -10% possibility). Also updating the exuberry bushs, i have gotten at least 2 more if not 3 more zygomites from the exuberry bush. Randecker (talk) 06:42, September 13, 2018 (UTC)
Weird, I’ve also had someone tell me the value was wrong, but up to 850 instead of 750, he also claims he didn’t have anything boosting the beans, I’ll try to get more info.
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Acquiring animals with locked pens

I have a hunch that you will not be able to acquire animals via killing if you don't have at least one of the required pen sizes. At least I can assume since you can't buy them from the Farmers' Market without the required pen. Cause I've been killing and filling my inventory with bones for burning at the altar and still haven't gotten a cow calf. You think this is true? ---TacticalMaster (talk) 00:29, September 6, 2018 (UTC)

nope just rng

Shock21172 (talk) 03:35, September 6, 2018 (UTC)

I don't think you can get cows, sheep, nor chickens from killing. Cows are purchased from Granny P. x ANGELUS NEX 05:00, September 6, 2018 (UTC)

That's correct. 5-x Talk 08:55, September 7, 2018 (UTC)

Only thing needed to receive farm animals as a drop is having done the tutorial afaik. Salix of Prifddinas (Talk) 08:23, September 6, 2018 (UTC)

Ach. I see. Thanks for the tips I guess. ---TacticalMaster (talk) 10:43, September 6, 2018 (UTC)


Do stats other than health and happiness actually DO anything? Given that there's honey for weight, speed and attractiveness... Sunspear (melee)JampoloBlisterwood polearm 16:45, September 6, 2018 (UTC)

Breeding Combos

I think there shall be a Animal Breeding combination table to alloud better guidance.—  —The preceding unsigned comment was added by ThreadEditor (talk) on 20:17, 6 September 2018 (UTC).

Disease symptoms appear to have set combinations

I had a diseased elder brown female rabbit with the flu. I checked for symptoms 21 times in succession and was given only 5 distinct combinations of traits:

head eyes legs and feet stomach # of times
a little bloodshot a bit of gas 8
a small fever a little bloodshot feet are clammy 3
breath smells deeply unpleasant feet are very warm to the touch 3
coughs in your face a little bloodshot off its food 5
sneezes in your face a little bloodshot feet are very sweaty nausea 2

If my conclusion is correct, I think this could be represented in the table by splitting the symptoms columns into several rows for each disease, to list each individual possible combination. I only have three animals though and have only gathered data once, on one animal, with one disease so I don't want to edit the page until we gather more data (different animals, different diseases, et c.). I collected the data on a google sheet found here[1]

--Connormcan (talk) 21:42, September 6, 2018 (UTC)

I just had two more diseased rabbits, one with bone rattle and one with wooting cough, and applied the same methodology. The results are recorded in other sheets of the same Google Document linked above. Starting with the wooting cough, I also recorded the neutral feedback from checking the animal's symptoms (e.g. 'legs seem fine'), and found that they were also part of the same consistent combinations.

Bone Rattle
head eyes legs and feet stomach # of times
breath smells normal eyes seem fine legs seem a little stiff body is making a weird clicking noise 4
can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious eyes seem fine legs click as it walks a bit of gas 4
gums appear to be healthy eyes seem fine legs click as it walks can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious 2
nose seems fine can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious legs click as it walks doesn't appear to be in gastronomic distress 8
teeth click in a sinister manner eyes seem fine legs click as it walks appears to be shivering, but has no temperature 3
Wooting Cough
head eyes legs and feet stomach # of times
breath smells normal a little bloodshot legs seem fine can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious 5
can't seem to spot anything immediately obvious filled with mirth a little unsteady on its feet a bit of gas 2
coughs as you try and examine it keep darting around the place with a sense of wonder legs seem fine body is slightly swollen 2
coughs loudly in a 'hu hu huuu' style filled with mirth legs seem fine coughs regularly 4
nose seems fine filled with mirth legs seem fine doesn't appear to be in gastronomic distress 8

This reinforces to me that there is a set number (seemingly 5) of combinations of symptoms for each disease. I don't know how to best express this on the wiki. One way might be, as I suggest above, to split each disease row on the existing table into 5 rows of symptoms to show the combinations. Or if that seems clunky, we could leave the table organised as is, update the symptoms, and have a separate wiki page for animal diseases with the distinct combinations for each. Thoughts? --Connormcan (talk) 23:23, September 10, 2018 (UTC)

Could make it 1 table for each disease like you're doing here tbh.
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Food Information

Can someone add which foods fall under each category for feeding? For example which raw meats can be used for feeding dragons etc. I think it tells you all the possibilities when you try to add to the trough. Could be useful for determining cheapest food under each type. Thank you!

2600:1700:B01:6660:390F:E876:1542:2DCD 04:55, September 8, 2018 (UTC)maxthenerd

When you open the trough it does show you everything you can add, I personally don't find it necessary that we add the cheapest options.
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See respective mush page for price information. Igornist (talk) 17:19, September 8, 2018 (UTC)

Species' Traits

It seems to me that there are several species specific traits (such as cow scents), and even if they don't they contribute to helping breed new species. I think we should consider breaking up the traits section into 'universal' (all animal) traits and species specific.

Hinoyama (talk) 17:17, September 8, 2018 (UTC)Hinoyama

Time Mechanics

Mod Raven has discussed how the feeding/breeding cycles work here. Basically cycle timers are for the pen, and are active as long as an animal is inside. No animal = no timer. Add an animal and the cycle starts. Adding an animal to the end of an active cycle will gain the benefits even if it hasn't been there the whole time. Might want to add to the article somewhere. For those diligent enough this could also be a way to manipulate cycles/breeding.

Hinoyama (talk) 17:25, September 8, 2018 (UTC)Hinoyama

Killing Chinchompas

Can baby Chinchompas be found by killing Chinchompas rather than box-trap hunting them? 19:07, September 8, 2018 (UTC)

Animals and Winter

So I had my chinchompas and rabbit at maximum stats, I was trying to breed a winterwold sheep so I set the season to Winter... Came back after some hours to find out my chinchompas and rabbit were sick and had less health. They had the right food so I suppose winter affected them. Can someone else confirm this?

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Generally speaking, beware of reading too much into data of sample size 1 19:17, September 8, 2018 (UTC)
Just wondering, therefore asking if any1 else is had this happen. Sample size was actually 4.
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Really? Bigotry on a Wiki?

Was this really necessary???? "This has a much lower overall chance of offspring than a male and female, since it is disgusting and not God's design" 19:35, September 10, 2018 (UTC)

Man has issues... 2 people have changed that 3 times now...
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I've protected the page for now, someone seems persistant on projecting their views on the wiki. User:KelseW/Signature 19:48, September 10, 2018 (UTC)
Thank you so much. 19:59, September 10, 2018 (UTC)
God's design, foiled by video game chickens. Some god you've got there. 2001:A61:609:8801:4ECC:6AFF:FE62:8EE0 10:27, September 23, 2018 (UTC)

Updated with new information

How annoying - dudes with issues on same sex breeding being allowed in-game had to ruin the edit function for the rest of us genuine contributors (sigh). Anyway, Since the game update last night, there is a new breeding message in-game and I can't update it on the Wiki... "The animals in your breeding pen have given birth to a healthy child". Can someone change this please? Thanks :) 01:36, September 11, 2018 (UTC) 02:11, September 11, 2018 (UTC)

It is there in the breeding section already. But changed the growth stage one too :) Ty
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Thanks so much :) Also, with the new update again last night (it must be update week haha), there's another new message regarding the breeding pen. In red text: "Your breeding pen is now full. You will need to remove animals if you want to breed more." Would you add this too please? :) 00:36, September 12, 2018 (UTC)

What exactly triggers this message?
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This was actually added with Monday's update, once your breeding pen is full, it'll show a message stating that the breeding pen is full. Doesn't happen at the regular pens though afaik. Salix of Prifddinas (Talk) 07:10, September 12, 2018 (UTC)
Added :-)
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Prize Specimen A shining example of what this breed is capable of. How does this affect shinies?

Shock21172 (talk) 03:41, September 11, 2018 (UTC)

Insane Trait

I have a Bandosian hen that has the Stressed and Insane traits. Since Stressed is already defined, I think this has to do with the Insane trait but would like confirmation so I don't mess anything up by making a direct change to the POF page. But I've noticed twice now that I get 125 more xp than the other chickens I have. I normally get 625 XP per chicken but with the Stressed/Insane chicken I get 750 XP. Anyone else able to confirm this? Fairuza Skye (talk) 13:00, September 13, 2018 (UTC)

Sorry, figured this out. Has nothing to do with any trait. I just didn't check the animal as an egg so I got the xp from the egg growth stage and adolescent growth stage at the same time. Fairuza Skye (talk) 07:50, September 17, 2018 (UTC)

Rumoured that Good breeding trait leads to higher chance of ravensworn trait in offspring not a different breed quoted from mod raven(?) (the pof jmod in game) can anyone confirm?

Shock21172 (talk) 04:51, September 15, 2018 (UTC)

2/3 Traits?

This says that Perfected only shows in the 2/3 slots. But I have a bunny with this trait in the 3rd slot. Did I misunderstand? 19:11, September 17, 2018 (UTC)

We meant 2nd and 3rd slots.
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Distributing the info on the page

This page is too cluttered, wouldnt it be better if we divided it into multiple pages , a small mention about the thing and then a link to the page that deals with a topic in detail?

eg: disease could be made another page

perks could be made another page

traits could be made another page

selling could be made another page

Mistydarkness (talk) 14:53, September 28, 2018 (UTC)

Unchecked animals?

I'm a bit confused, I see things like unchecked strawberry and vanilla cows on the GE (but you can only get those types by breeding, IIRC). But I've tried using the right-click "remove" option in the breeding pen, and I still got a checked animal. Worse, I wasn't paying attention, but I'm not sure I got the farming exp for it either. How do you manage to get unchecked animals out of the pen so they can be banked/sold? --Jimwormmaster (talk) 09:47, October 12, 2018 (UTC)

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