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Cornish X Rock Meat Chickens

Cornish X Rock Meat Chicken

This year’s Cornish X Rock meat chickens have grown very well. So far there have been no losses and all chickens seem healthy and happy. Butchering day will be sometime in the middle of the month.

Buckeye Chickens

Buckeye Pullet

Early this fall I butchered most of our large breed laying hens. Some of them were coming up on five years old and were laying less. They became worth more to us for pot pies and chicken soup than for eggs. I had hoped my 20 or so little Japanese Bantams could keep us in…

Chicken & Dumplings

Chicken & Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings is versatile and I never make it the same way twice. When Chicken and Dumplings are on the menu it is an opportunity to use up any fresh vegetables in the refrigerator that are past their prime. I have used fresh, frozen or canned chicken with good results. And I’ve used fresh,…