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Tuesday
Apr042017


March has been a busy month on the farm.  As foretold to you last month, we have received our first batches of baby chicks on the farm.  It always takes quite a bit of planning to ensure that the hundreds and hundreds of birds that we raise all come at the right time to utilize our available brooder space, pasture rotations, and then processing dates.  In addition, we also have to ensure that our food deliveries match amounts we need for the birds at different stages of their lives.  



We are trying a few new things in our brooder and have had great results.  The primary difference is that we are using peat moss instead of wood chips. Information we gained from attending a few intensive poultry raising workshops this winter indicated there are several benefits to using peat moss.  We have found it to be a great bedding for the chicks while they are in the brooder.

 

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