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Big enough to eat

Heirloom broilers

Our second set of australorp and marans broilers will go in the freezer this week.

After that, we'll be down to eight hens and a rooster until our last set of chicks hatch out at the end of August.

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Our neighbor raised more chickens then they needed, so we will recieve 5 free hens. I might butcher them and can them up in quart jars. I really don't need 5 more laying hens.

But a person can't say no to free 4-month old hens.

Comment by Mona Mon Jul 23 18:19:11 2012
Mona --- It's unusual to be given chickens that are still young enough to eat without stewing! Good find!
Comment by anna Mon Jul 23 20:19:17 2012

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