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THAT ONE DAY I ALMOST QUIT HOMESTEADING…

THAT ONE DAY I ALMOST QUIT HOMESTEADING…

…WAIT, WHICH ONE? I thought I would start off 2017 with a big ‘ol dose of brutal honesty. There have been days, and not just a couple, where I have desperately wanted to quit homesteading. To pack up the Suburban with all my shoes, my husband, and kids of course, drive to the nearest hotel and make a home. Many a time I have looked out my windows without feeling an ounce of excitement, but rather, resentment and anger. Seeing…

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10 TIPS FOR RAISING BROILER CHICKENS FOR MEAT

10 TIPS FOR RAISING BROILER CHICKENS FOR MEAT

IT’S KIND OF A SCREWED UP THING WE’VE GOT GOIN’ ON… …WITH MODERN DAY BROILER MEAT CHICKENS.   In fact, I kind of think of them as more of a “Frankenchicken” than anything else. They are bred to eat. And eat. And eat. And sit, so they don’t burn any calories. So literally, all they do is sit and eat. Sometimes they die from dehydration…because they can’t find the water dish sitting right in front of them. Okay, I’m just…

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