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Chicken Rental? Rent the Chicken

By On August 4, 2016

If you’ve never had a truly free-range grown at home egg, you are missing out. The shells are thick, often hard to crack open, the whites are full-bodied and filling; the yolks… Read More

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Spring Cleaning

By On April 4, 2016

Today was an amazingly beautiful spring day here on the Front Range. I hope you had a chance to get out there and enjoy it. I definitely got out there, but not… Read More

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Talking Turkey

By On March 28, 2016

Spring isn’t just a time for baby chicks. One of my favorite birds to raise is turkeys. Especially heritage breed turkeys. For the last two years we have raised our own Thanksgiving… Read More

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Spring for Chicks!

By On March 20, 2016

This morning I woke up, looked at the hubs, and said “let’s head to Cheyenne”. By this time he knows what that means. I wanted to check out the chick varieties coming… Read More

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From yard to fridge

By On August 23, 2015

You may remember a post I did a while back about our first attempt at raising meat birds. In the spring we put in our order for 25 Freedom Ranger Black Broilers.… Read More

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For the love of eggs…

By On July 19, 2015

If you’ve never had fresh farm eggs I would say you are really missing out. Even free-range, happy chicken eggs from the store have sat in refrigeration for some time. While they… Read More

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Livestock and City Limits

By On April 2, 2015

It’s springtime. Well, maybe not today. But the last couple weeks with this stellar weather has got folks itching to get outdoors, diggin’ in the dirt and raising little fluffy critters. If… Read More

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Chicken Surgery

By On July 22, 2014

Have you ever had to perform any sort of chicken surgery/procedure? How did you figure it out? How did it turn out? When you raise animals, especially ones beyond the average pet… Read More

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Chicken Nutrition

By On May 4, 2014

Chickens are pretty simple to keep. With that said, there are always things you need to look out for to keep them happy and healthy. This week I had my own learning… Read More

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Call for help!

By On March 27, 2014

One of my favorite things to do is share information. To connect folks to what they are looking for. As you may guess, writing Farming Fort Collins and the From the Field… Read More