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Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat and Pork – A Book Review

In Book Reviews, BUTCHERY, Livestock & Pasture, PORK, POULTRY, Reference by James0 Comments

Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering by Adam Danforth is the second of Adam’s two books that I have read – the first one covered beef (Read Here). This book as the title suggests covers multiple animals and like the Beef book is quite comprehensive and loaded with brilliant photos. This book …

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How to Get Your Chickens to Make the Best Use of Pasture

In Livestock & Pasture, POULTRY by James0 Comments

Labor cost and feed-conversion efficiencies;  these are the two things that determine the profitability of a pastured meat-bird operation.  The less you have to work with the birds, the lower your labor costs.  But how do you improve the rate that they turn feed into meat?  That’s the question that the producers at Pasture Perfect Poultry decided to answer with some on …

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Pastured Poultry Profit$ – A Book Review

In Book Reviews, Joel Salatin, Livestock & Pasture, POULTRY by James4 Comments

Pastured Poultry Profit$: Net $25,000 in 6 Months on 20 Acres is one of Joel Salatin’s most read and referred to books for wannabe farmers and established farmers alike. Joel shares with the reader his experience of raising and processing chickens which spans back into his own childhood. The methods he describes in the book are constantly being refined (by …