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Château de Chicken

One of the goals for our farming venture was to build up a small flock of laying hens to supply eggs to our shop. We currently buy eggs in and although they are of fairly good quality and free range, they come from Sydney, which is 6 hours away. 381 more words

The Chef And The Waitress

Even Prison Is Better Than This

Most farm animals no longer actually live on what our imagination pictures as a farm: a place with a red barn, a rooster on a heap of straw welcoming the day with his crow while the hens cackle enthusiastically, picking in the lush meadow. 146 more words

Animal Welfare


Well, it’s pretty clear by now that we have two roosters in our flock.  “Buster” is a beautiful multi-colored Araucana with blue-green feet.  I guess he won’t be laying us any pink or blue eggs now.   503 more words

Hobby Farm

Cows Living Happily Ever After?

With the evolvement from meat eaters to vegetarians some of these vegetarians have started thinking about going vegan due to the torturous situation of milk cows and the short-lived life of male calves. 200 more words

Animal Welfare

Cue the Bird on the Blue Tractor...

After putting my finger on the point that I have more conversations and contact with animals in my day then humans, I find myself typing here! 601 more words

City Kids Get A Taste Of Ranch Life At Farm Camp

BEAVER COUNTY (KDKA) — Unless you grew up in the country, it’s unlikely that you ever bottle fed a calf, or held a baby pig. … 267 more words