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How To Raise Your Own Mealworms

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  Part of farm life is living a frugal life. When you spend $10.00 on a measly 1 lb of mealworms, it’s hardly cost effective or frugal. I will show you how you can raise your own mealworms for just a fraction of the cost of buying them. Not to mention, they are a healthy…

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Raising Heritage Breed Chocolate Turkeys

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Our goal is to help preserve as many of the endangered heritage breeds as we can. This is just one reason we chose Chocolate Turkeys. Raising turkeys is more challenging than raising any other poultry. Because we focus on raising endangered heritage breed livestock, we went to The Livestock Conservancy’s website to research heritage turkey breeds.

We raise heritage breed chickens, so adding heritage breed turkeys seemed the natural thing to do. We didn’t choose Chocolate Turkeys because they’re made of chocolate, which would be a good reason indeed. Our reasons were more personal.

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Can You Predator Proof Your Flock?

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Can you make your chickens predator proof? Of course, the answer is Yes and No. As with most all other issues in life, the question of predator proofing is relative to the situation. Protecting their flocks from predators is a top priority for most poultry keepers. If you’ve ever had the misfortune of having your flock attacked by some predator, then you know how devastating it can be.

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