Wishbone – New Year’s Wish

Wishbone As a kid my brother and I always pulled the wishbone after my mom roasted chicken.  Here is my wishbone for this year.  Here is the situation I want to address. SITUATION: Why is it that with 7 billion people in this world, some of them starving to death each...

BE WELL

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   The Common Thread A friend framed the question this way,  “Take everyone who listens to you or follows you – put them in a single room – what would they all be talking about?” BE WELL I brought to mind the subjects that...

Shifting toward the model

Something shifted this past week – maybe its from starting to talk about developing a chicken farm model.  I realized that this winter doesn’t need to be a “test,” for me.  Only if I set it up that way in my mind. I realized if I have troubles...

Winter Approaches

Thanksgiving just passed and the shortest days of the year are here.  Since my last post in mid-summer, we’ve successfullly fed our 600 chickens entirelly from the discarded excess of stores, restaurants, a bakery, and two breweries. The eggs are better than if...

Milestone – Chicken Feed Independence

Since the beginning of June, so that’s seven weeks now,  our 600 chickens have flourished without any store bought feed.  Instead they dine on the leftovers and prep scraps from local restaurants,  day old bread from the bakery, outdated produce and meat from...

Kittens – Turkeys – Mice – Compost

There’s a common theme to these three pictures.  In the second one, you see our youngest chickens looking at 5 of the 6 new turkey poults we just added to the flock.  In the bottom picture is what makes this all possible – lots of living material. ...