Since Coronavirus hit the United States, many folks have been forced out of work, or are working much less than they were before. We still have friends and customers who want to feed their family quality food, and who want to support us. We acknowledge our products are not exactly a necessity, but we appreciateContinue reading “Bartering in the Apocalypse”
Category Archives: Chickens
It’s a Baby Explosion!
This time of year can get chaotic with all of the new arrivals on the farm. Between the dozen lambs, 100 meat chickens that have been here for a month or so, 100 turkeys coming this week, 100 meat chicks coming next week, and an unknown number of turkey poults, chicks, and ducklings recently hatchedContinue reading “It’s a Baby Explosion!”
The First Chickens for 2020
This whole year has gone a little wild for us, like many others. We called our processor a couple days ago to book processing for our first batch of chickens, and we are excited to announce they will be available on July 4th, 2020! This was definitely an intentional decision on our part, and weContinue reading “The First Chickens for 2020”
Exciting News for 2020: Pork, Lamb, and More Poultry
This post has been rolling around my brain for some time. But there have been many other things rolling around up there, and it’s been hard to string together coherent sentences. Finally, I have found myself at a point in Coronatine where I feel like I can adequately describe what we have planned for thisContinue reading “Exciting News for 2020: Pork, Lamb, and More Poultry”
Our Goals for 2020
Finding inspiration from a bunch of other blogs, we decided to work on an “Uberlist” for Frontière Farm House. These are mostly my (Nicole) goals, with some that are for both of us to accomplish together. I am hoping that by sharing them with all of you, I will keep myself more accountable, and followContinue reading “Our Goals for 2020”
New Product Alert: Bone Broth Bundles!
November weather can be so gloomy, and is almost always so cold. We love keeping the house nice and warm by cooking foods that require long periods of time on the stove or in the oven. One of our favorites is making broth, and then turning that broth into soup. We recently had a fewContinue reading “New Product Alert: Bone Broth Bundles!”
How to Break Down A Chicken, and Why We Don’t Do It For You
As we near the end of the warmer months, we are wrapping up our pastured meat bird production for the year. There is one batch of chickens left to head to the processor, a couple dozen turkeys, and some retiring laying hens. We frequently get asked if we will sell just chicken breasts, or justContinue reading “How to Break Down A Chicken, and Why We Don’t Do It For You”
Bugs for Birds! Black Soldier Fly Larvae for Backyard Chickens: A Review
We raise our animals as livestock, but we still enjoy spoiling them with tasty treats now and then. Recently, we were asked to review Bugs for Birds! and our flock was more than happy to oblige. First thing’s first: Do you know how hard it is to photograph a bunch of birds? I swear thisContinue reading “Bugs for Birds! Black Soldier Fly Larvae for Backyard Chickens: A Review”
DIY Tutorial: Building a Nipple Drinker for Poultry
Today, we are going to share instructions on how to build a nipple drinker for your pastured poultry. We use these primarily with our chickens, but it also works well for turkeys. Keep in mind, waterfowl need to dunk their bill into the water, so this doesn’t work for them. This project takes under 15Continue reading “DIY Tutorial: Building a Nipple Drinker for Poultry”
Check Out Your Chicken!
This spring has been a wet one. Our garden is delayed, and we are scrapping some of our plans altogether, unfortunately. We are hoping for some not-so-wet weather in the coming month so that our fall crops will do well. Cross your fingers for us! The wet weather thankfully hasn’t affected our meat production. OurContinue reading “Check Out Your Chicken!”