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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?

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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