OrganicValley726x88
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Livestock  >  Poultry
Latest

Heritage Turkeys – These Breeds Are a Tasty Alternative

By   /  November 21, 2016  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  2 Comments

Of the 200,000,000 turkeys that are raised annually, only about 25,000 are heritage breeds. The reason for this is economics. The modern hybrid variety (Broad Breasted Bronze or Giant White) grows much more quickly. It is ready for market at 14 to 16 weeks compared to 25 to 30 weeks for a heritage breed. That […]

Read More →
Latest

Need An Additional Income Stream? Rent The Chicken!

By   /  September 26, 2016  /  Livestock, Poultry, Start Ups  /  Comments Off on Need An Additional Income Stream? Rent The Chicken!

A google search for “crazy business ideas” turns into a full time job and affiliates nation wide. Would it work for you?

Read More →
Latest

The Accidental Chicken Farmer Makes a Profit On Purpose

By   /  September 19, 2016  /  Livestock, Money Matters, Poultry, Start Ups  /  2 Comments

Josh Slingerland became a farmer by accident. He was trying to drop his kids off at day care on the way to his welding job, but the day care was closed for good. The solution to their sudden child care problem? Start a poultry-based farm. Since then he’s planned everything out, and three years in, […]

Read More →
Latest

Charge MORE For Your Eggs. Your Neighbors Will Thank You!

By   /  August 15, 2016  /  Livestock, Marketing, Money Matters, Poultry  /  Comments Off on Charge MORE For Your Eggs. Your Neighbors Will Thank You!

It’s the time of year when things are evening out for those of us with livestock. We have set the pace and are beginning to settle into our smooth summer stride. Most of the animals are now busy raising their young, chewing their cud, and enlarging their wallows. For the people raising laying hens this […]

Read More →
Latest

You Can Mob Graze With Chickens!

By   /  August 8, 2016  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  Comments Off on You Can Mob Graze With Chickens!

Mob grazing is basically putting lots of animals on a small area and then moving them from place to place so that they get fed, and the trampled forage and manure and urine they leave behind feeds the soil. It’s easy to imagine with cows, and sheep, and maybe even goats? But chickens? Forrest Pritchard […]

Read More →
OrganicValley726x88