Tag Archives: butchering

Tonight’s meal had a name – Thank You, Mike

Let me begin this post with a confession: yes, we do name our chickens. We don’t name ALL the animals here at Birdsong Farm. The meat bunnies, for example do not get names until they’ve been chosen as breeding stock. … Continue reading


Filed under Chicken, Chickens, Critters

More Power

Remember all those chickens i culled for a friend a few months back? She needed her flock thinned and Pocket needed food, so I stepped in to do the dirty work. Since then, a few more animals have met their … Continue reading


Filed under Dog Nutrition, Dogs/ Corgis, Livestock

Natural Beef, Home School, and a Day in The Life of a Farmer

Today, I’m happy to share this guest post from Erika DuVal, a farmer, home schooler, and savvy mama living in Northern California with her husband and two girls, ages four and two. The DuVal’s have a small farm where they … Continue reading

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Filed under Critters, Farming, Livestock