{FSC TIME MACHINE} Backyard Chickens Part 2

We’re spending this weekend talking chicken…

…backyard chickens!

Yesterday we had part one of the two-part series, with links to incubating & candling chick eggs, hatching chicks, sexing chicks and general ‘how to’ get started. Today, Liz shares her experience, tips & tricks all about the after-chick stage…

the coop & the kidsLiz talks chicken coops

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Why bother owning backyard chickens?

nuggets 2

What to do when its time to slaughter? and a recipe for Rooster Nuggets.

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Maybe you already have laying hens and you want to get into meat birds… Liz has done that too!
(Spatchcock recipe included!)

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Categories: Animals- Raising, chickens, recipe

Author:Christina

Finding her true calling, connecting people to their local foodshed, Christina is the Editor & Founder of From Scratch Club and a proud CSA Member & Market Crew member of Kilpatrick Family Farm. At the homestead, she is the Chef de Cuisine, Master Baker & Head Food Preservationist to her husband Charles and their 2 year old son, Miles Jae. Although always a supporter of local, sustainable, humane and whole foods, Chris is now on a serious mission to bring those principles into her kitchen due to Miles Jae’s multiple food allergy diagnosis, asthma and the rare disease, EE. All of her recipes are dairy, soy, tree nuts, peanuts, gluten/wheat, pea, corn & sesame free.

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One Comment on “{FSC TIME MACHINE} Backyard Chickens Part 2”

  1. August 6, 2013 at 11:25 pm #

    so cute!

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