• Raising Ranger Meat Chickens

    Until this last summer, I had only raised White Cornish cross broiler chickens. They were familiar, less expensive and grew to butcher weight in a quick 7 weeks. I had always been curious about the Ranger breeds and how they differ in comparison to the Cornish cross. But since they were unfamiliar and priced a bit higher, I had been avoiding them.  This past summer I decided to give them a try and I was extremely impressed.

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  • Raising Meat Chickens in a Tractor

    Tractors are a great option to use when raising meat birds. I have personally raised broad breasted turkeys, Cornish cross broiler chickens and Ranger chicken varieties in a tractor with great success. There are so many benefits to raising your birds in a tractor as opposed to a coop or completely free range.

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  • Chick Brooding for Beginners

    A brooder is going to be your baby chick’s first home. It will be a safe, warm place for your chicks to thrive during their first weeks of life.

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