Tag Archives: chickens on the homestead

Buying Meat Chicks?

I am working on our meat production for the year and I am hedging on things, like most things in my life, I tend towards the prepared side of things, the have a backup to your backup..  or two is … Continue reading

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Learning a new skill for 2016- hatching eggs

While I will continue to use the mothers as much as possible, between some hens not sitting or sitting when I want, between ordering birds from the south and then having this past years bird flu outbreak and the chicks and … Continue reading

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Heavy Dual Bird Growout 2015 – Speckled Sussex

This grow out had a number of challenges, the least of which are that I got chicks at three different times of the year, so they have to be compared to where they are fair more then If I had … Continue reading

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