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My 25 Pound Turkey

  A BIG Turkey! I’m almost done butchering the 10 Broad Breasted White turkeys I ordered this spring and raised on our …

Processing My First Turkey of the Season

Butchering Broad Breasted Turkeys This spring I ordered 10 Broad Breasted White turkeys from Dale (The Chicken Guy) in Wisconsin. Actually, I …

Dressing a Heritage Turkey for Thanksgiving

Raising Heritage Turkeys for Thanksgiving There’s something special about gathering with friends and family for a traditional Thanksgiving feast, complete with roast …

Butchering a Cornish Rock Hen

See also Can You Keep a Cornish X as a Laying Hen? Butchering a Cornish Meat Hen at One & A Half …

Too Many Chickens? Make Soup!

Not Enough Eggs? Nothing puts a damper on keeping chickens like a high feed bill, too many aggressive roosters, and a flock …

Confessions of a Former Rabbit Killer - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Confessions of a Former Rabbit Killer

Confession Hi. My name is Lisa and I’m a recovering rabbit killer. For the record, I never enjoyed killing cute little bunnies, …

Butchering in Subzero Temperatures

Check out my posts ‘How to Cull Your Old Laying Hens’ and ‘Butchering An Injured Hen’ for more of my thoughts on butchering. Extreme …

Skinning a Chicken - Should you Skin or Pluck Your Poultry

How To Skin a Chicken or Other Poultry

  See also How to Butcher a Chicken How To Skin a Chicken, or Any Other Poultry I recently shared an article, Should …