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Day: June 22, 2014

Salad For Chickens

Post Views: 302 One of those things that you get used to when having a backyard chicken flock is trying to come up with ways to improve the nutrition they get without increasing your actual feed costs. It is the nature of livestock in general that what they it will directly affect what you eat. Raising your own chickens, as my wife does, means a remarkable amount of control over where you are in the food chain. Particularly in quality of both taste and nutrition. There is also the ethics / moral issue; you know the animal has lived well. Factory-farm animals do not live well. When we purchased the home that we’ve got now, the place had been empty for around 18 months, spanning two summers. That…