Chicken – Little Tassie Prepper

When a life is on the line, it is time to be unconventional.

I don’t recall mentioning this earlier (possibly as I was intending to do a video on the process) yet I have been incubating a batch of a dozen eggs.  I placed them in my incubator almost a month ago, checking them daily to ensure that everything was going well.  On Friday night, while watching a Read more about When a life is on the line, it is time to be unconventional.[…]

Is there a difference between store bought and home laid chicken eggs

Are free range eggs better than those from the supermarket?  According the an article in Motherearth News, yes they are. I am not 100% sold on the results of this study.  The results show that the pasture raised chicken eggs were much healthier for you than store bought eggs.  It apparently consisted of eggs from Read more about Is there a difference between store bought and home laid chicken eggs[…]

Ways to process chicken meat which are easier and more humane.

Do you know the best way to process chickens for meat?  I have slaughtered and dressed many birds for the table… trying many different techniques to reduce both my stress and most importantly, make the process humane for the animal.  Through this I have first hand experience at what I believe to be the best Read more about Ways to process chicken meat which are easier and more humane.[…]

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? William Shakespeare

I alluded in my last post to an incident that occurred while I was trying to deal with the situation with Reggie and the chicks.  Here is what happened. So, I had set aside several hours on Saturday morning to process the 5 Roosters (and the rabbit) I currently have that are surplus.  I even Read more about How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? William Shakespeare[…]

“Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.” – Travis Barker

I woke early on Saturday morning  with plans to accomplish a couple of tasks I had put off till the weekend.  I had intended to start out by slaughtering and butchering the five roosters (excluding Buddy) that I have grown from chicks (they are starting to crow and I don’t want to become a nuisance Read more about “Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.” – Travis Barker[…]

“A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!” – Doug Larson

We have had much work to do over the Christmas period, in addition to the normal festive season activities (as well as spending weeks trying to fix my blog and my computer). A situation I experienced was with one of my young Roosters.  I had placed three from my batch of 9 hatched chicks into Read more about “A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!” – Doug Larson[…]