Right on schedule, we moved the broiler chicks out of the brooder house into their pasture pens on Good Friday, last week. The first night was cold, so we put down some wood shavings for bedding, but its warmed up nicely. They’ve been enjoying their daily moves to fresh pasture. We should have freshly frozen chicken at market, Memorial Day weekend.
A new addition to market is our brown and blue eggs from our layer chickens. Many have remarked about the quality, flavor, and orange yolks. If you have any doubts about the benefits of pastured meat, eggs, or milk, the dramatic change in our eggs when the snow melts and the hens begin to forage for pasture and other critters would make you a believer!