Author Archives: Marie N

Successfully Raising the Jumbo White Cornish Cross Broiler For Your Table

With the recent surge in awareness of how our food reaches our grocery stores and ultimately our tables, many of us choose to raise our own poultry. Today I want to share my learning curve with raising the Jumbo White Cornish Cross broiler from Meyer Hatchery. I’ve been raising White Broilers for approximately 6 years. Over that time, I’ve learned

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Coop Waste Management Systems: The Deep Litter Method

There’s no denying it. If you own chickens, you must figure out a way to deal with the droppings that build up inside of the coop. The Deep Litter Method is a great approach to this that not only cuts down on time and labor but incorporates well with your garden and homestead. The deep litter method is basically an “in-coop”

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How To Hatch Chicken Eggs Using an Incubator

Hatching your own chicken eggs can be a rewarding and educational experience. This guide will help ensure that you are prepared and informed prior to the arrival of your hatching eggs and ready for a successful hatch. Step 1: The Incubator There are several different features to look for in shopping for a home incubator. The simplest incubator will have

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