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Raising Pastured Chickens for Meat: Part 3 (Harvest)

*** WARNING – THIS POST INCLUDES GRAPHIC  IMAGES OF BLOOD AND DEPICTIONS OF ANIMAL SLAUGHTER *** It’s 12.5 weeks after we brought our tiny balls of fluff home from the hatchery, our freezer is now stocked with a year’s supply … Continue reading

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Raising Pastured Chickens for Meat: Part 2

In part one of this blog series we discussed some of the reasons we raise our own meat, how much it costs, bringing home your new chicks and setting up their brooder. Part two will discuss keeping the birds on … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

No business or useful information/insights here: just the joy of Spring on a farm full of ducks (and Easter rabbits of course!)

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Moving the Pullets to Pasture

It’s hard to believe our little baby chicks are practically full grown! I’m afraid i’ve been remiss on posting about the design and building of our mobile pasture shelter, and i seem to have given up on my ‘chicken basics’ … Continue reading

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