I only teach classes and yes we have all of the equipment that you would need to butcher your own birds and we typically rent the gear out (plucker, scalder, killing cones etc..) to people that have attended our class. We do not allow…"
"My Auracaunas took FOREVER to start laying. I did some research and found this to be a common issue with the breed. However once they did start laying they have proven to be great layers and very consistent.
"My feelings and experience on this is he will continue to get worse not better even when he is able to accomplish his goal. Your hens will suffer more and more at his continued advances and really in my opinion you would be better off without him…"
"Actually Ducks are quite a bit different than ducks to do. The scalding temps, feather plucking and killing methods are very different. If you have never processed and butchered a chicken then attempting ducks is a tall order. Chris's comments are…"
Hi There,our new batch of hens have just started laying and they are doing really well! I have 11 hens all laying brown eggs. I am getting an average of 8 eggs a day and I this will only get better as they hit their prime. I have been thinking of…