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Archive for December 30th, 2011


There is very little to say about the turkeys, but that may be the most remarkable part.  For all the death and disaster we’ve come to know as farming, the turkeys were a huge and relatively easy success. By the time we placed our poultry order in March, Murray McMurray was out of turkeys, so […]

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While chickens are the gateway animal to homesteading, rabbits make the most sense in terms of an easy to maintain meat animal on a small holding.  They take up very little space, they are absurdly easy to breed, their droppings make for great compost, and it is relatively inexpensive to get started raising rabbits (just […]

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