Organic: what it is.

I stumbled across this article some months ago about organic chicken production in Delaware.  This article is the perfect illustration …

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All About Eggs, Part 4: Predator Problems and Solutions

Raising hens on pasture has unique problems. Predators being a major one. In our area, these can include foxes, raccoons, …

Chicken Cafeteria v1.0

Features: 60# feed capacity (two 5-gallon buckets) accommodates 125 pastured layers. Weatherproof and resistant to other species of livestock. Dual …

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All About Eggs; Part 3: Chicken Behavior and Other Miscellany

Since raising backyard chickens has soared in popularity, there are many blogs about chicken behavior. A lot of that is …

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Kahlua Pulled Pork

Although we love smoked meats, our time in the summer is very limited, so we take shortcuts. If you have …

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All About Eggs; Part 2: What Makes Our Eggs Different?

Aside from the color variations of the shells, most people who try our eggs notice their bright yellow yolk and …

Evolution of a chicken feeder

We’ve been searching for a good chicken feeder solution while the chickens are out on pasture.  Sure, we’ve been using …

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All About Eggs; Part 1: What Kind of Chicken Lay Those Eggs?

We get so many questions about eggs, I decided it was time to do a series of posts on them. …

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Broilers: Scaling, Efficiency and Other Excuses

I wanted to believe that Joel Salatin’s chicken-raising method would work for us.  We started out with some pens we …

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Big Cathy’s Barbacoa

First of all, I need to explain the name although I’m unsure of the whole story. I acquired the nickname …

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