21
Jun
2013

To Kill A Chicken.

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As I mentioned in my last post, it’s time to play catch-up on the blog. I hate getting behind, but it’s life. One moment I find myself in the midst of a string of quiet afternoons, and then next I just can’t find a minute to sit down at the computer and put two thoughts [...]

11
May
2013

Half-way.

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One-month old broiler chicks…you have now lived half of your life. That’s right, dig into that feed. You’re getting nice and fat. The chicks are looking a little less awkward. Their feathers have filled out and covered up most of those funky bare patches. But then again, they still have their oddities. Like this one. [...]

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29
Apr
2013

Awkward Chicks.

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Some of you may have seen this picture on Facebook a few weeks ago. These adorable little chicks are living in a movable house in our back “yard.” It’s a test project, to see if we might raise broilers at the farm. They are now just over three weeks old, and I think we could [...]