Category Archives: Chickens

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


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Up at Dawn

I can’t say that i’m always up this early, but today i beat these boys to the day. I’m off to Provenance Farm to help process just shy of 200 turkeys to grace local tables this coming holiday. I’m donating … Continue reading

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Caution: Wet Paint

When you live on a farm, you will never get through your endless to-do list, even if you’re not farming for a ‘living’ per say. So, it’s always good to celebrate a bit when you cross something off said list! … Continue reading


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Chicken Update: Eggs!

We brought home our little chicks on April 6th, and 18 perfect weeks later we got our very first, tiny, white Leghorn egg! Everyone is laying well, in fact. The heat has subsided, we switched back to layer feed from … Continue reading


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