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The Boy Who Lived

We have found ourselves inundated with roosters of late. Now, in a flock of about four dozen chickens, give or take, you really don’t want/need more than three rosters, tops.  I’m super happy with two. In wintertime, when the hens … Continue reading

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Pig in a Day: From pig pen to plate in eight hours

We are getting better at finishing pigs here on applewood farm. Our first go-round was on November 5th of last year and we made the grievous error of choosing to finish all three pigs in one day.  It was a … Continue reading

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