Archive of ‘Broiler Chickens’ category

~Chore Time: Moving the Pastured Ranger Broilers (VIDEO)~

| Broiler Chickens, In the Barnyard, pasture

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Our Freedom Ranger Broiler Chickens that we’re raising for meat to feed our family aren’t about to live a pampered life. Oh no, no, no. No air-conditioned shady barns. No all-you-can-eat buffets style feeding troughs where they can lounge around all day gorging themselves. No bellies burned of all their feathers from lying about in their […] Read more…

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~Partners in Homestead Waste Management~

| Broiler Chickens, Chickens, composting, homestead management, In the Barnyard, In the Garden, In the Kitchen, Pigs

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I’m a big stickler on everyone pulling their weight around here.  There really “ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” I’m not saying that everyone does (or that even I always do.) But it’s the ideal. But in a perfect world everyone has their jobs and someone needs to take out the trash. Actually, […] Read more…

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~2013 Homestead Yields & Cost Analysis~

| 2013 vegetable garden, Broiler Chickens, Cattle, Chickens, cost analysis, dairy, In the Barnyard, In the Garden, our homestead, Pigs

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It may take a little extra time and effort to track and record what your homestead is producing, but at the end of the year, it is well worth the work when you see just exactly how much food you could grow on your land. I always have found it to be very rewarding in […] Read more…

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~Gleanings from September~

| Broiler Chickens, In the Barnyard, In the Garden, In the Home, In the Kitchen, links, natural health and beauty

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For the garden… Sewn Seed Packets… adorable and frugal… this could make a nice first sewing project for a young lady too I’m thinking.  (Note: I can’t find the original article on the website.)   Honeybee Garden… since I’ve given myself permission to encourage pollinators and since there isn’t much of that built into the […] Read more…

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