Chicken Home*

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We’ve owned chickens for over a year now. We started out in 2011 with Murray McMurray Hatchery’s Meat-N-Egg combo, which gave us 10 egg layers and 15 Jumbo Cornish X Rock meat birds. This year we still had all of our egg layers around, but ordered an additional 30 meat birds. We had them butchered […]

Hot Chicks at the Orchard

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By “hot chicks,” I’m not referring to any female humans at all but to actual chicks. And they’re hot because during their first week of life, they’re supposed to stay at 95 degrees. We got them on June 4 and have been getting accustomed to a new species on the orchard. They’re pretty cute and […]