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You Gonna Eat That?

We have about 32 assorted birds on applewood farm at the moment. We also have a casual restaurant that generates a generous amount of food waste. Turns out, birds LOVE restaurant food. Chickens love it; ducks love it; guinea fowl … Continue reading

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Like Water Off a Duck’s Back

Recently, a friend approached me about taking in her ducks and chickens. She was getting ready to move and her new digs wouldn’t allow for poultry. I mentioned that we had plenty of space for birds since our flock had … Continue reading

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Crying Fowl

Since the moment we started farming, we have cheerfully and gratefully taken in rescues and castaways of all descriptions. We started with a flock of Rhode Island Reds we found on Craigslist. Driving almost an hour to collect them, we … Continue reading

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The Right Wing

It was an otherwise peaceful, sunny day when it happened. Since none of us actually saw it happen, we’ve had to piece together what most likely happened, and take it from there. Because by the time any of us saw Fluffers, he … Continue reading

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DUCK!

I’ve never been a fan of water birds. When Dave suggested adding ducks or (gasp!) geese to the flock, I was resolute.  I was adamant that there was NO WAY we’d get birds that are that messy. The sheer volume of … Continue reading

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