This is another book that i read by Joel Salatin to help us with our poultry venture. Again, it was so helpful and packed full of information and instead of doing a separate post about it i am just linking the review i did on http://www.readingforthemasses.wordpress.com as i think i summed it up pretty well there! 😉 I highly recommend it if you have any interest in raising your own chickens for meat and/or eggs whether for your own consumption or to earn a living.
A couple working six months per year for 50 hours per week on 20 acres can net $25,000-$30,000 per year with an investment equivalent to the price of one new medium-sized tractor. Seldom has agriculture held out such a plum. In a day when main-line farm experts predict the continued demise of the family farm, the pastured poultry opportunity shines like a beacon in the night, guiding the way to a brighter future.
After reading You Can Farm: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Start and Succeed in a Farming Enterprise by Joel Salatin, reading this book was a must in our endeavour to raise our own chickens for meat.
The book is basically a manual on how to raise your own meat chickens in a free range environment. It starts with raising chicks right through to processing them. It also includes guides on egg production. Again, it…
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