HOW TO RAISE CHICKENS FOR MEAT
Author: Michelle Marine
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If self-sufficiency and raising your food are important to you, this book will help you pull together a complete farm-to-table experience.
Gone are the days when grandma headed to the chicken coop in search of dinner. Nowadays, when fewer people know where their food comes from, How to Raise Chickens for Meat helps families take control of their food supply once again.
Divided into four easy-to-navigate sections, How to Raise Chickens for Meat is packed with practical information. The first section, Getting Started, includes breed specifics, timing, and quantity information. This section will help you analyze options and make informed decisions as you get started.
The second section, Care & Feeding, dives into keeping your flock healthy. Learn how to set up a brooder, what to feed your chickens, how to pasture them safely, and how to keep your flock stress-free.
The third section, Butchering, prepares you for one of the more challenging parts of raising chickens for meat. It addresses some of the emotions you may feel along with the actual process of butchering and provides practical tips to make it easier. It also discusses alternative options if you don’t want to process your chickens.
The book concludes with cooking tips and delicious tried and true farm-to-table recipes to impress even the most doubtful family member!
How to Raise Chickens for Meat is the resource your homestead library has been missing.