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Butchering Chickens A' La Tom Sawyer

(WARNING:  this post contains chicken nudity and other images associated with the butchering of poultry)

I had so much excellent help from four amazing people that I felt like Tom Sawyer on fence painting day.

Transfer Of Energy

Butcher Basics...Pigs

We dropped off a couple of pigs and a bull at our butcher today, so the numbers are fresh in my head.  I think many would find it helpful for me to share the numbers… 286 more words

Venison Summer Brats: Just in "Thyme" for Independence Day

Summer is here and on these warm beautiful days, I immediately think of brats on the grill. I know warmer days are coming soon and with Independence Day just around the corner, I started to make some venison sausages with ingredients that needed to be harvested from the garden. 67 more words


Update on Backyard Chickens

The Buff Brahmas are heritage Chickens from China. They are a dual purpose bird, that means they are used for eggs and meat. I prefer the birds for meat, they lay small eggs. 1,001 more words

Backyard Chickens

Who is the woman using the 'built-in bra'?

I have one (actually two) of the Tribesports Performance Singlets, which I got from supporting the Tribesports Kickstater (along with a bunch of other stuff, including tights and a t-shirt and some men’s stuff).   281 more words


Did we die it?

I get squeamish about meat.

I eat it, but I leave cooking, rubbing, deboning, filleting, to others.

I prefer to avoid talking about from whence the meat on my plate came.   74 more words


Trigger warning: this post is not for vegetarians.

As part of their residency in Shreveport, Sarah and Evan were asked to demonstrate how to butcher a  whole hog. 277 more words