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Breeding Chickens for Egg and Meat Production

Let’s face it. Few of us raise poultry in our backyards because there is some great financial advantage in doing so. Some of us do it because of fascination.

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A Business Lesson Learned Raising Chickens for Meat

My two oldest boys Brodrek (10) and Wyatt (9) decided they wanted to start a business raising fryers. They saved their Christmas money and the money they earned from doing odds and ends around the house over a 10-month period.

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Sheet Pan Roast Chicken Recipes
July 15, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

Whether it’s an oven fried chicken recipe, an old-fashioned chicken pot pie recipe or a Mediterranean style chicken eggplant recipe, roast chicken recipes are becoming staples in our kitchens. Here are two roast chicken recipes with vegetables that work well as a family supper or for having company.

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DIY Chicken Tractor Plan

Are you looking for a chicken tractor plan that will protect chickens from hawks and other predators while allowing them to free range? Try this one.

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Chicken Satay and Pad Thai
July 14, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

Both satays and pad Thais use fresh, lively ingredients. Historically, refrigeration was not available; thus, the main reason the food is so fresh!

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How to Make Deviled Eggs: 3 Deviled Eggs Recipes We Love

Need some ideas for how to make deviled eggs for your next party or holiday? We’ve gathered three of our favorite recipes for making deviled eggs, just for you!

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The Long Line of Brown Leghorns

When we first get into poultry, discovering all these breeds is a great pleasure. For many of us, that joy turns into the effort of trying to pick the right breed for our homestead or to serve the purposes we have in mind.

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Breed Profile: Icelandic Chicken
July 13, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Icelandic chickens (Icies) are an ancient landrace and are very diverse, robustly healthy, cold-hardy chickens. Sadly, they are threatened by diminished numbers during the 1970s and the consequent inbreeding.

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5 Things to Know about Domestic Goose Breeds

Geese are not similar to chickens and differ in many ways from ducks. Here are five items to consider when evaluating whether a goose is a good fit for your farmstead.

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Can Chickens Eat Corn Cobs? Yes!
July 11, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Leftover corn cobs don’t need to be thrown away. You may wonder can chickens eat corn cobs?

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