Tag Archives: poultry

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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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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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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