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Egg Production: What You Need to Do and Charge to Make It Pay

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  7 Comments

I adore eggs, the way they look with their different shades of white, off-white, tan, brown, green, and blue, their smooth shell, their sensual shape. I love to eat eggs, the quick and easy package of calories, protein, and nutrients they provide and the myriad of ways they can be cooked. In fact, I just […]

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Swine Time

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Livestock, Marketing, Money Matters, Pigs  /  Comments Off on Swine Time

Here’s a quick look at a low-cost way to start with pigs, along with a great resource for learning more about making money with whatever livestock you raise.

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Have Goat, Will Travel (And Make Money Too!)

By   /  September 14, 2015  /  Goats, Livestock, Marketing, Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Have Goat, Will Travel (And Make Money Too!)

In this excerpt from her book “Farms With A Future” Rebecca shares the story of a start-up farmer who created success by taking his product to the people.

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Pluck N’ Grit: Getting a Small Poultry Processing Facility Off the Ground

By   /  August 24, 2015  /  Livestock, Money Matters, Poultry  /  Comments Off on Pluck N’ Grit: Getting a Small Poultry Processing Facility Off the Ground

Here is the story of two women who built their own poultry processing facility and the steps you might expect if you’d like to do the same.

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