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Gobble Gobble, Cough Cough The High Cost of Cheap Turkey

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Here in Virginia, a regular 15 pound turkey at the supermarket will cost you about $30 or less. But if you want a local, traditional turkey like a Bourbon Red, raised on pasture - expect to pay anywhere from $60-$90. That’s a lot of money! Is it really worth it? I saw some turkeys on my home a few weeks ago that definitely answered that question for me...

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How to Butcher a Chicken

How to Butcher a Chicken

Harvesting chicken meat is often a tough topic for new, and even experienced, poultry keepers. Read this article to learn how to butcher a chicken -- from preparation and slaughter to plucking and storage.

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Are You Prepared for Peak Chicken?

Peak Chicken

Twenty of the 27 key resources for human survival peaked within the 50-year period ending in 2010. But while food production is stagnant or declining, the world's population continues to increase. The problem is very real -- here's what we need to be doing to solve it.

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