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When Life Gives You Defrosted Chickens, Roast Them!

Just when I think things are going smoothly here at Two Branches Homestead, something always takes a turn…. This morning’s temperatures here in upstate NY were well below zero, in the negative 10’s range, and I have never been so thankful (I will explain later). I really dislike winter. I enjoy having 4 seasons, but winter here can feel very

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Raising Meat Chickens, you will never go back to store-bought again!

If raising chickens for eggs is the gateway to homesteading,  then raising them for meat is stepping through that gate with both rubber boots.  Once you have raised your own meat, and see the difference from what you buy in the store, you will never go back.  We finally decided to raise meat birds after a few years of raising

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