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Raising Meat on the Farm for the Holidays and Beyond
March 1, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Add to Favorites Homesteaders looking to grow their food usually start at the easiest entry point and work their way up. Gardening is the simplest and cheapest way to start, …

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Saving an American Icon — Raising Turkeys

Add to Favorites By Christine Heinrichs, California Photos by Erin Krier Erin Krier planned to get her kids started with a dairy cow when she attended her first 4-H meeting. …

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Chick Nutrition – Start to Finish
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Knowing what to feed baby chicks is a critical first step to giving them a fighting chance. Precocial as they may be, chicks are still vulnerable to …

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Raising Backyard Turkeys for Meat
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites Of all homestead poultry projects, raising backyard turkeys seems to appeal to the least number of people. Turkeys are amazingly stupid — from the newly hatched poults …

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Broad-breasted Vs. Heritage Turkeys
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites Though frozen turkeys reside in your grocery store all year, they become the main attraction during the final two months. Many like the idea of heritage turkeys …

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Fences: Keeping Chickens In & Predators Out
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Way back when I was ready to purchase my first house, high on my list of must-haves was a place to raise chickens. To make sure the …

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