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How to Butcher a Chicken at Home

How to Butcher a Chicken at Home

Raising chickens and killing them later for meat may be a painful act, especially once you are already attached to them. Experienced butchers will tell you that dressing a chicken is just cleaning a fish. But if you feel uncomfortable doing it, you can simply bring them to a commercial slaughterhouse. On the other hand, …

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How many chickens are enough?

How many chickens are enough?

There’s no fixed answer for this question, and the number of chickens depends upon your meat, and eggs intake. An average Golden Comet hen lays about 300 eggs per year. This chicken breed lays more eggs in summer than in winter. An average person eats about 300 eggs a year. It is a standard, and …

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Where can I buy day old chicks?

Where can I buy day old chicks?

There are various places from where you can buy your desirable breed of chicken, and day old chicks. The most famous platforms are: Craiglist – You can always go to www.craiglist.com, and search for your desirable chicken breed. McMurray Hatcheries If you’re new to the chicken farming, then at first you should always look for …

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What Age To Cull Chickens?

What Age To Cull Chickens?

To know when should you cull your chicken, you must be familiar with the different types of chicken breeds. Some of the most popular, and common chicken breeds are: Broilers or Fryers These birds are at their peak growth at about 7 weeks old. At 7 weeks old these birds weigh about 2.5 to 4.5 …

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How to Manage Chicken Flock?

How to Manage Chicken Flock?

After you have set your tractor and flattened the mud pasture, the next thing you have to take care is of your chickens. This doesn’t take a lot of time. All you have to do in the morning is, bring your chickens together, feed them, make sure they have fresh and clean water to drink, …

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