Pastured Chicken Questions
Where do Phoenix area paleo peeps go to fill their meat needs? I think I've figured out where to purchase beef and chicken. Pork is proving to be a bit more difficult to find, especially when trying to stay away from animals who are not fed soy... (more)
I am considering keeping some backyard chickens for eggs next year. I have been looking at some of the portable pen/enclosures and am pretty confident I can build one, that I can consistently move around my property. I was wondering what to do in... (more)
You should be sure to research chicken breeds that are heartier for freezing temperatures. Some are bred to be more frostbite resistant. My hens do well in cold weather, but cold in Southern Oregon is a far cry from cold in Michigan! I referred... (more)
Has anyone tried eggs from FAR Wind Farm LLC.<> They are a small family owned farm in Williamstown NJ,raising pastured free range eggs and have soy free!<> I found them on Localharvest.org Search Farms New Jersey. I'd like to know if they... (more)
@Patty 5 Absolutely worth the drive, you can also find their eggs at the Collingswood Farmers Market. Very friendly family farm, as soon as you arrive you know you have found the real deal.
Pastured whole chickens cost a fortune around these parts. They are about $16/kilo (about $8/pound). Their chicken livers are double that. Even their bones are $8/kilo. Ouch! I'm trying to eat more beef and other stuff to replace the chicken,... (more)
If you compare two chickens, one pastured and one from a factory farm, you won't find too many real nutritional differences. The factory chicken may have slightly less Omega-3 in it's fat but it's not a drastic difference (the same goes for... (more)
Hi, Does anyone living in the bay area know any good places/farms to purchase cut-up parts of pastured chickens? I would prefer places that offer home delivery. Thanks in advance!
I buy the above chicken because it is much more reasonably priced than the ideal, pasture raised chicken. It comes with the liver and I have started saving the bones to make bone broth. Is it worth it to eat the liver and make bone brother with... (more)