Category Archives: Farms

First Baby of the Year

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Strawberry’s latest calf, born yesterday afternoon.    

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A New Plan for Chickens: Part IV

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Now let’s talk about the breeding flocks. First, a quick recap of genetics here, just to make sure we’re all on the same page. A chicken gets half its genes from mom and half from dad. In addition, chickens within … Continue reading

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New Plan for Chickens Part III

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In order to get off the hatchery treadmill, I need at least three good-sized flocks. I figure 12 hens and a rooster in each flock. Although I might get by with eight hens, you invariably lose some before or after … Continue reading

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