Mike and I have taken this recent social distancing to telework from our gov't office jobs in DC, and rather than be frustrated with restricted bandwidth on overcrowded network drives I find opportunity to flex my office work schedule to hours when it's inconvenient to be outdoors (exempt of those pernicious conference calls, of course!). This lends itself to greater opportunity to spend time outside gardening or taking care of routine animal chores during the beautiful weather we're having now. So, before the sun comes up and after the sun sets, while the animals are all secured in their barns... and the bulk of our coworkers are offline... I can be online working "the daily grind". Life is about learning to be flexible and taking opportunity to make hay while the sun shines!
So, rather than looking at the news, we're out looking into the faces of our livestock as we prepare for spring. We're cleaning the barn to put compost on the garden, we're hatching baby ducklings & chicks and getting them off to a good start. We're enjoying the beautiful spring buds and blooms while sneezing into the new grass that's greening up our small world here!
Red King Broilers
$3 ea. If you want a bird that’s an easy keeper, super healthy, has excellent feed conversion, and reaches a consistent processed weight of 5.5 - 6 pounds in 10 weeks the Red King is your bird! With the Red King I don’t have the array of health issues that plague the Cornish-cross or the inconsistent harvest weights of the Freedom Rangers. These active meat chickens enjoy lots of bugs and grasses
$8.50 ea. These are tender, juicy, and delicious meat birds and it’s why they’re called the “Cadillac” of table turkeys. Highly disease resistant, excellent feed conversion, and a very ethical grower - there’s no better meat turkey anywhere. White feathers give the birds a neat appearance when dressed. Properly managed, I can guarantee that this will be the juiciest and most flavorful turkey you've ever eaten! Available in July for a Thanksgiving harvest.