Go Eat Rocks!

Go Eat Rocks!

What comes to mind when you think of a chicken’s diet? Probably worms, crickets, grass, seeds, grain, or even pelletized chicken feed. But do you think of grit? Heck, what is grit anyway? Grit is simply crushed granite. That’s right, rocks. Chickens eat...
Regenerative Farming

Regenerative Farming

The image on the left is from a back pasture on our property that we have not used. The image on the right is from our main pasture, which we have used for the last 3 years to raise pastured poultry. As we move the chicken tractors across the pasture, chicken manure...
Free Range or Pasture-Raised?

Free Range or Pasture-Raised?

What do you think of when you see the term “free-range”? Many people think of chickens happily foraging in open fields, eating insects and breathing fresh air. Regrettably, this is not the reality for the free-range chicken and eggs that you’ll find on grocery store...