No more freezin

Well, it looks like the weather has finally turned. Winter is (if merely writing these words) headed out the door …

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The ebb and flow of eggs, blue or otherwise

A question I get a lot this time of year is “Where’d all the blue eggs go?” That’s a simple …

Winnebeggo v2.0

Well, it took us two years, but we outgrew the Winnebeggo v1.0.  Ok, we really outgrew it last year, but …

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Brooder/Broiler House

We decided it was well past time to get a handle on the Broiler side of our operation.  Our various …

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Box Truck

So it was finally time. We bought a box truck. A post shared by Andrew (@greenmachinefarm) on Mar 5, 2017 …

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2016: the year of the Chicken

Yeah, I know, 2017 is the year of the rooster.  But your humble farmers apparently skipped ahead a year. Although …

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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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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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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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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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