Braden’s Chicks

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I rode with Braden last week to Abendroth Hatchery to pick up his chicks.  Braden got a couple hundred broilers and some red pullets for layers.

They are off to a good start, although its been cold this first week of April.  Braden plans to build movable pens and start them on pasture as soon as the chicks are big enough and the weather moderates.

We have a butcher date for May 22nd, so we plan to have chicken available at the Dane County Farmer’s Market on May 26th.

Danielle has started vegetables in trays in her apartment.  She says they are off to a good start as well.  My young partners are excited to start farming!

 

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8 Responses to Braden’s Chicks

  1. G. says:

    Excellent!

  2. Dsk says:

    You guys ever get stuck and need some help with chores let me know. Always willing to gwt my hands dirty and help a friend. Good luck with your new endeavors. Very proud to call ya all friends.😃🍗🍗🍗🍗

  3. Doug says:

    Great way to start spring! Toby ordered laying chickens too.

  4. grasspunk says:

    Here’s a request for a post or two on the mobile pen building process.

  5. Dave Perozzi says:

    The first chickens of spring are always exciting. Glad to hear that your team is coming together. Wishing you all the best for this season!

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