Some people are counting down to Christmas...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by coffeenutdesign, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. coffeenutdesign

    coffeenutdesign Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...but I am counting down to February/March so I can get some new chicks. I will be adding to my flock at the end of February or the beginning of March, depending on how the weather/availability works out. I plan to add some Easter Eggers to my mix, probably get a few more golden sex links, and I am going to try my hand at some meat birds for the freezer.

    I am also very excited to add some meat rabbits to my little farmstead. I already have some lined out to purchase in the spring, just got to get to work on their home so I will be ready for them! We are even going to process our own hog this year and I am seriously thinking of breeding my little gilt (if I can find a willing sire) and start raising a couple of piglets to feed out! I have waited a long time to have time, money, and space to raise a lot of my own food. Now I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel! Eggs are great, but how much better will they be when I eat them with a side of pork chop or ham I raised myself??? YUM!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Sounds wonderful! I used to raise pigs for meat and we had some of our own hens' eggs and bacon from our own pigs for breakfast. Unbeatable!
     

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