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Egg Consumption

Someone at church last week asked me how many eggs we go through in a week.  I had to think about it.  My off-the-top-of-my-head response was three to five dozen per week. Some weeks we eat more, simply because we … Continue reading

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Fowl Play

These past weeks, the chickens have been giving us fewer and fewer eggs.  I’m told that this is pretty normal because of the colder weather we’re having. I opened up the coop a week ago to make sure things were … Continue reading

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Prepping broilers for the freezer

I plan to roast or grill most of these whole birds, and there isn’t enough meat on the backs, necks or wings to make those parts worth eating when the whole bird is roasted or grilled.  So I save the … 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 Two

*WARNING!* This post contains graphic pictures, with blood and guts! If gory stuff wasn’t on your agenda today, click away. There were animals killed in the creation of these photos. They were killed quickly, and they were delicious. If you … 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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