If you’re purchasing your chicken or turkey from one of the large poultry processors, your family may be eating sick or diseased animals.Continue reading “Do you want to eat a sick bird?”
It’s time to process another batch of our pasture-raised Cornish Cross chickens. This batch looks great and will provide nutrient packed meals for our family as well as our customers’ families. They’re moved to a new batch of fresh grass each day where they get to eat bugs, forage on clover and other grasses, and enjoy premium non-GMO feed. They live a fantastic life here on the farm and it shows in the results.
I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts the other day and interviewed a doctor about his latest book. It was a good interview and one point he mentioned stuck with me.
80% of the antibiotics produced are used on animals, not humans. Let that sink in for a minute… 80%.
Do the chickens drive the tractor?
That’s just one of the questions that we’ve been asked about our “chicken tractors” that led us to write this post and describe them a bit more. Continue reading “What’s a chicken tractor?”
We picked up 50 baby chicks this morning from the local post office. We received 25 Black Sexlink chicks (egg layers) and 25 Jumbo Cornish Cross chicks (meat birds).
We’ve had egg layer chicks before, but this is our first try at running meat birds. Here’s hoping to not screw this up too bad…