How do You Want to Connect with Us?

Hello friends! This year we will be raising pastured chicken to sell at the Boone County Farmer’s Market and will also be taking orders from people who we meet but who don’t come to the market. Lord willing, our first batch of chicken will be ready for market/pickup on May 11, 2019. Feel free toContinue reading “How do You Want to Connect with Us?”

We Won’t be Farming This Year, and Here’s Why

We have some news about our farm! I made a short video to bring y’all up to speed on what will be happening in the next year. Thank you so much for your support, friends, and we are excited to be back at it in 2019! If you want to stay connected to what’s happening,Continue reading “We Won’t be Farming This Year, and Here’s Why”

What does “Pastured” Mean?

You’ve seen it all: grass-fed, cage-free, free-range, grass-finished, grain-finished, pastured, organic… do these all have different meanings? Which one is the best? We raise┬ápastured chicken and we want you to understand what that means so you know just how good the meat on your plate is! Pastured meat is when the animal was raised onContinue reading “What does “Pastured” Mean?”

The Brooder

Dry. 90-95┬║F. Not drafty. Well-ventilated. Easily accessible for humans. Totally predator-proof. These are words that get tossed around a lot when talking about chick brooders, and there’s a reason! Chicks are fragile and if even one of these areas is lacking, you will know because some of your chicks will be quiet, lethargic, and, possibly,Continue reading “The Brooder”

This is Just the Beginning – Chicks

They have arrived! 204 tiny fluffballs came in the mail on April 13th. These are cornish cross chicks, which is a meat breed. I counted them and dipped each little beak in sugar water (this gets them started on the right foot by helping to hydrate and energize them until they find the food andContinue reading “This is Just the Beginning – Chicks”