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Urban Agriculture Through the Permaculture Lifestyle
Urban Agriculture Through the Permaculture Lifestyle
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Buyer Beware - Those Aren't Bielefelder Chickens!
There is no doubt that Bielefelders are very popular and in demand, being a dual-purpose breed.  Just like any popular trend, the inevitable "knock-off" would soon enter the marketplace.  This is exactly what has happened to the Bielefelder. Now let me back...

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Showing Our Thanks!
We had a great season this year and it's partly thanks to you, our supporter and lover of aviculture and permaculture!  As a sign of our thanks, we have included you into our 50/50 Drawing. We're currently raising funds for our Red-breasted Geese project at...

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Help Us Save These Endangered Geese
As a 501c3 non-profit organization, our focus is to save rare, threatened, and endangered gamebirds and waterfowl -- through permaculture!  That means we use their manure and soiled water as natural fertilizer to grow truly organic crops. The fruit of these...

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Überchic Ranch at the Topsfield Fair!
We have entered our birds into the Poultry Exhibit at the Topsfield Fair -- America's oldest fair!  Our Bielefelders and Niederrheiners will be on display.  We're competing for the "Heavy Breed" category. Besides exhibiting, we will also have a display by t...

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The Top 10 Chicken Breeds for the "Doomsday Prepper"
Believe it or not, I actually get this question from a lot of people and figured might as well do a countdown to which breeds are the best for "Doomsday Preppers" and survivalists.  It is actually a great question but isn't necessarily a straight answer.  D...

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In Memoriam - "Huntress" the Bielefelder
Huntress, the ever so loved alpha Bielefelder hen.  Today we had to make a difficult decision.  We had to euthanize our dear Bielefelder hen, affectionately called "Huntress."  She was the alpha female that earned her name since she had such a sharp eye for...

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We're now drumming up ideas on Pinterest!  Be sure to visit our boards and pin up permaculture ideas and more!

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Time To Predator Proof Your Pens / Aviaries
With Spring quickly approaching us, there is much to be excited about.  Soon, we will be noticing new budding and sprouts as the Earth becomes green again.  However, we're not the only ones excited that Winter is over.  Many predators are also excited for c...
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