Monthly Archives: September 2017

Options for Processing Your Meat Birds

Many homesteaders and small farm owners like to raise their own meat chickens, turkeys, ducks and other poultry in order to provide wholesome, fresh food for their own use. Let’s discuss the options that currently exist for what happens at the end of the growing time: processing. Different rules apply to those wishing to sell birds to customers. If that

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How to Clip your Chicken’s Wings

Chickens are not typically great flyers, but they can get off the ground high enough to escape over fences, walls and even as high as trees to roost. Clipping your chicken’s wings can help keep your chicken from escaping and putting itself in danger of predators, or your neighbor’s yard. When clipping your chicken’s wings you will only be cutting

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