Tag: poultry

Raising and Processing Cornish Cross Meat Chickens

My family and I, and by family I mean mostly me, had thought about raising meat chickens for a few years, ever since we started with our laying flock. I never love the chicken we get from grocery stores. The quality is lacking, and… Continue Reading “Raising and Processing Cornish Cross Meat Chickens”

A Protein, Fat, and Cost calculator for Homemade Chicken Feed

To save time in scrolling you can click HERE to check out the calculator, but I encourage you to read this page at least once. This is a link to Google Spreadsheet. You cannot edit it as is, but you can download it as… Continue Reading “A Protein, Fat, and Cost calculator for Homemade Chicken Feed”

Chickens: Why deep-litter composting doesn’t work (for me) and benefits of using a dropping board

When I first obtained chickens, I had four: three hens and a rooster. I eagerly scoured the internet and library reference books in an effort to learn everything I could about chickens. I want the very best for my birds! In terms of coop… Continue Reading “Chickens: Why deep-litter composting doesn’t work (for me) and benefits of using a dropping board”