turkeys

Incubation 101: Hatching Eggs is Fun and Easy
December 19, 2022 · · Chickens 101, Eggs & Meat

If you’re considering hatching your own flock of backyard chickens here’s a few things you need to know for hatching eggs successfully in an incubator.
For embryos to develop correctly, eggs need to be kept at the right temperature, turned often and correctly positioned.

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Raising Turkeys for Meat and Income
December 15, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Raising meat turkeys is an adventure on many levels. Jeremy Chartier shares some of his experiences with raising meat turkeys so you can start off on the right foot.

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How to Cut a Whole Chicken into 11 Pieces
November 5, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

I titled this article “How to Cut a Whole Chicken into 11 Pieces.” Perhaps a better title would be “How I Cut a Whole Chicken into 11 Pieces.”

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Easy Holiday Meal with Roast Turkey
November 2, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites Whether it’s an elaborate feast with the perfect roast turkey or a simple supper, holidays are a time to give thanks for our abundant blessings, and to …

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Simple Turkey Brine Techniques
November 2, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

We love our turkey dinners, especially toward the end of the year, but we’ve all suffered from dry, tasteless white meat that must be smothered in gravy to be palatable.

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To Refrigerate or Not!

Why do Europeans keep their eggs unrefrigerated, and Americans don’t?

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Keeping Turkeys Healthy in Winter

Turkeys are remarkably hardy birds. By the time turkeys reach maturity, they are very easy to care for, and are capable of surviving winter weather in great shape.

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Raising Geese for Meat: A Home-Grown Holiday Goose
August 23, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

Raising geese for meat is the primary purpose for most goose breeds, although some are bred with an emphasis on other attributes as well.

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Feeding Your Flock Organic Chicken Feed
August 23, 2022 · · Feed & Health

When deciding to use organic chicken feed for your flock, it’s first good to know what to feed chickens for a healthy diet. Believe it or not, an interesting fact about chickens is they don’t need grain to survive. Most people don’t realize chickens are not primarily herbivores (plant eaters).

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Heritage Poultry
August 14, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Some of us raise poultry for fun. Others want eggs or meat. But some take activism further and save heritage poultry breeds from extinction.

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