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Farm & Garden Chicken Pie

I made a chicken pot pie with some of the bounty from Grandma’s garden and meat from a broiler we raised last summer.       It was a rather improvised recipe of what I had on hand. … and … Continue reading

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Chicken Butchering, Part Three

*Warning!* This post contains graphic pictures of dead chickens. If pictures of such things weren’t on your agenda today, click away. There were animals killed in the creation of these photos. They died quickly, and they were delicious. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Chicken Butchering, Part One

The past couple of years, we have teamed up with Stachofsky Family Farms to butcher our broilers.  They claim they’re our enablers, since when we started doing this together, they had land and we didn’t!  Maybe next year we’ll be … Continue reading

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It’s time to order broiler chickens and turkeys!

For those of you that have asked me about ordering pastured eggs, chickens and turkeys – this year they are available for sale!  You can even order them online! There are even chicken feet available, for the hard-core broth makers among … Continue reading

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Poultry Butchering Set-up

The road from my first perusal of Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma to eating our own pastured broilers seemed like a long process at the time… but looking back, it seems to have flown by. The biggest hurdle, outside of … Continue reading

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The Construction of the Chicken Corrals

The past few years, we have teamed up with the Stch family to raise broiler chickens for ourselves and others. One of our first steps to raising chickens on pasture was creating some sort of moveable pen that sheltered the chooks … Continue reading

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