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Farming: Zombie chickens?

One of the things that veteran chicken farmers warn about is cannibalism. Chickens will attack each other when they are overcrowded, have sick chickens among them, or are just plain bored. The breed we got on April 15th, Speckled Sussex, has proven so far to be a particularly precocious one, and we discovered yet another element to […] Continue reading

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Farming: Peep!

Chickens have once again arrived at the farm in the form of 50 Speckled Sussex peeps from the Mt. Healthy Hatchery. These birds are a heritage breed know for good quality in both laying and meat. Chickens are part of our overall strategy for self-susta… Continue reading

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