Tag Archives: meat

Too Many Roosters = Butchering Day

It just so happened that my good friend Ruth at Firesign Family Farms was having a butchering day today.  I was able to make it, and I had a few extra roosters to take with me.  Before today we had … Continue reading

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To Calf or Not to Calf, Who Asks That Question?

An ad for bottle calves on Craigslist had me thinking.  Wouldn’t it be a great idea to get a couple bottle calves and raise them for beef or for sale?  For those who don’t know, a bottle calf is one … Continue reading

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Raising Rabbits – Bob Bennett

This is from Storey Publishing’s line of raising animals, and like others I have read this doesn’t disappoint.  The book is written by Bob Bennet, and is in at least it’s second edition. I really enjoyed Storey’s Guide to Raising … Continue reading

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