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How To’s for Pastured Poultry Egg Production Success

By   /  May 30, 2016  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  Comments Off on How To’s for Pastured Poultry Egg Production Success

Demand for eggs from pasture-based poultry is increasing. Setting up and operating a system in which laying hens forage and range outdoors can be quite an undertaking, but can yield benefits such as boosted soil fertility, farm diversification, increased animal welfare, and eggs with increased nutritional value. Some of the key elements of pastured-poultry egg […]

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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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Making a Livestock Farm Work

By   /  April 4, 2016  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock, Pigs, Poultry, Sheep  /  Comments Off on Making a Livestock Farm Work

Got some chores to do and need something to listen to while you’re at it? Here’s a great podcast about raising and direct marketing chickens, pigs, sheep and cows, all on leased land!

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How to Raise Chickens Library

By   /  March 28, 2016  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  Comments Off on How to Raise Chickens Library

Here’s a collection of past poultry articles to get you started. Find even more by clicking on “Livestock” in the menu above and choosing “Poultry” from the drop down menu. The Basics Some Thoughts On Keeping Chickens What Chicken Should I Raise? How to Get Your Chickens to Make the Best Use of Pasture Pastured […]

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Some Thoughts On Keeping Chickens

By   /  January 11, 2016  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  14 Comments

I don’t claim to know all there is about keeping birds. Heck, I don’t claim to know anything at all. This is a post about what I think I know about chickens…and I have given this topic some thought. Egg Eating All chickens eat eggs happily. All chickens. Just break an egg open in front […]

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