What do you do with a misbehaving drake? Around here, you invite him to dinner!
Rabbits are one of the best ways to supply your family with home-grown meat. They’re easy to care for, economical, and quick to process.
Yesterday I showed a friend how to kill, pluck and clean a chicken.
Here’s an awesome YouTube video about Novella Carpenter’s urban farm in West Oakland (California, USA). It’s got a lot of great info applicable to growing food and raising animals (for eggs, meat and dairy) in suburban and urban areas.
That’s the euphemism for those that don’t like to say “slaughtering and butchering chickens”! I processed the last two roosters from our first batch of chicks today. We’re keeping the one female from the group to join our layer flock. This photo is from the start of June – I just realised I hadn’t taken … [Read more…]