raising meat birds – part 2

raising meat birds – part 2

I'm very very aware that raising meat birds is either second nature to some or foreign territory for most, there's really no in between! so if you landed on this blog post, welcome. I hope you'll stick around! this is part two of raising meat birds. you can read part one here. MOVING FROM BROODER [...]

raising meat birds – part 1

raising meat birds – part 1

today I wanna write out all the things we did to prepare for our meat birds! TO RAISE OR NOT TO RAISE: first, we decided - is this what we want to do? we have several local farms that sell whole chickens for a good, fair price. some of the farms stick to only non-gmo [...]

8 week old chickies!

8 week old chickies!

8 weeks ago our hatchery order arrived! 25 meat birds and one surprise black chick! you can see the insane difference in their size even though they are both only 8 weeks old. we call her Black Beauty and she has graduated from the brooder in the garage to the backyard chicken area. she’s free [...]

our first BABY CHICKS are on the way!

our first BABY CHICKS are on the way!

we just purchased our very first batch of baby chicks! scheduled to arrive September 14! we have TONS, I mean TONS of prep work still to do. In fact, I would argue and admit, we haven't prepped at all. We have tons of ideas and things waiting in the amazon cart, but we haven't pulled [...]