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What Does it Feel Like to Kill a Chicken?

What Does it Feel Like to Kill a Chicken?

What Does it Feel Like to Kill a Chicken? “What does it feel like to kill a chicken,” she asked. It’s been a deathly day, starting with two mice in a bucket in the garden shed. They couldn’t get out and made for a good opportunity to teach Zoey more about rodent killing. She’s a great huntress but not a good killer. A red squirrel made it into the house and onto the kill list today. Not sure I’ll get…

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Homesteading Today – September 29, 2016

Homesteading Today – September 29, 2016

Homesteading Today – September 29 There are a million things to do in this house – scrub the toilet, lug ripped out wallboard from the bedroom to trash bins outside, vacuum and wash floors, back screws out of 2 x 4’s – and little of it will get done. I’ll deal with the screws and wallboard, the rest will wait. It’s too nice outside to be indoors. I thought I’d bring you with me through homesteading today. The Poultry Shuffle…

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Meat Chickens Myths – Raising Meat

Meat Chickens Myths – Raising Meat

Meat Chickens Myths I’m getting ready to place the meat chicken order, 30 Cornish-Rock broilers. They’re a cross of two breeds – Cornish and Rock. There’s so much misinformation passed on as fact that people shy away from raising them. And just as bad, they perpetuate the misinformation by repeating it over and over and over. We really need to do better when it comes to this aspect of food. Meat chickens aren’t lazy or dirty unless they’re provided the…

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