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Veterinarian Relationship: Why It Matters?

If you raise livestock, how well do you know your veterinarian?  A good veterinarian and producer relationship is extremely vital to any livestock operation. Disease outbreaks or other problems can occur at any time. No matter how careful the livestock operation manages day-to-day tasks. You never know what will happen in any given time. I …

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When Chickens Outgrow Their Pen: Three Things that Must Happen

Wondering what happens when chickens outgrow their pen or brooder? Well, they get a new pen, of course. It’s super important for chickens at any stage to have plenty of room so they don’t start to peck on one another. If you jump start chicks in a brooder, they’re going to grow fast. So fast …

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Cute, Fluffy & Yellow: How Chicks Change In Just One Week

A few things have changed since I jump started my Cornish Cross meat bird chicks. It’s amazing how chicks change in just one week. You can read about how I start them HERE. Here’s what has changed in one week’s time: They are eating and drinking more. The chicks have already went through one entire 50 …

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4 Easy Steps to Humanely Harvest Meat Birds

Looking for an easy way to humanely harvest meat birds? Humanely harvest meat birds in just four easy peasy steps. Why? Because having your own fresh home raised chicken in your freezer is so worth it. Each year, we feed about 25 chickens for eight weeks and then harvest them ourselves. Here’s a week by week …

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