Chickens

Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup

No sooner does the weather cool down and we’re making soup.   It may seem daunting at first, but if you make homemade, broth based soup a few times, you will get quite good at pulling together something pretty wonderful in a reasonable amount of time.  […]

Building, Bonding & The Beatles

Building, Bonding & The Beatles

Building a chicken hoophouse has been just an idea for years.   We had intended to build something similar to expand our smaller, traditional chicken house at the Wyoming farm but it was always put off. During 2019, our first full year living here at the […]

Braised Savory Whole Chicken with Tomatoes & Olives

Braised Savory Whole Chicken with Tomatoes & Olives

If we’re cooking a whole cut-up BBF Chicken, it’s most likely going to end up in a saucy, savory skillet dish like this one – tender chicken pieces nestled into a flavorful tomato based sauce with onions, peppers and Kalamata olives.   This skillet dinner is […]

Protecting Chickens from Predators

Protecting Chickens from Predators

The number one question we receive about our laying hens or meat chickens is, “How do you keep the coyotes away?”  There is a real misconception about poultry, coyotes and their ability to coexist. To the surprise of many, coyotes are not our major predator […]

Beak to Feet – Complete Broth Instruction

Beak to Feet – Complete Broth Instruction

Did you know making chicken broth at home is as simple as simmering water?   And, did you know making a simple homemade chicken broth takes two ingredients?   Water and chicken.   That’s it.  You can definitely do this. With very little effort, these two ingredients come […]