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First Time Butchering a Chicken? Here’s How

Disclaimer: This video contains the butchering of a live chicken. Please keep in mind the graphic nature of the content before watching.

How to Butcher a Chicken Part 1
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How to Butcher a Chicken Part 2
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Hens at the Gate

Waiting for Breakfast…

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It’s 50 degrees in sunny Phoenix, Arizona this morning.  Today’s expected high is 69. Thanksgiving day should reach a warm 80 degrees.

July 2014

TBN Ranch, once again as it was. Here we are, four months after the devastating monsoon storm that took our barn, many trees, perimeter fencing and property gates.

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What is Diatomaceous Earth?

Silkie 3-114Chickens and Diatomaceous Earth, everything you need to know is in this article found on fresh eggs daily.

All about Diatomaceous Earth – In your Coop, Garden and Home

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Saguaro Lake, Arizona

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This was our day trip to celebrate our wedding anniversary last weekend. We were married on that type of boat (although it was much smaller back then). Our immediate family was aboard, the Justice of the Peace, and of course … Continue reading

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Order your 2015 Chicks Now!

The wait is over! Reserve your rare breeds now–they’ll sell out within three weeks, maybe less!

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What happens at a poultry show?

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Originally posted on Jim Vyse Arks Chicken Chat:
Last week we talked about how to prepare your ducks for a poultry show. This week we’re going to tell you what happens at a poultry show and what you can expect…

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