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New Chicken Hatchery & New Technology for Ontario
The Stratford Beacon Herald reports that a new chicken hatchery is scheduled to be constructed in Stratford Ontario, starting in May 2017, producing up to 16 millions chicks per year, starting some time in 2018. This farmer-led partnership will use the late...

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Selling Your Chickens
Dear Small Flockers: We are an artisanal farmer who grew chicken last year. We still have quite a bit of chicken left that we processed in November. They were grown free range and on a vegetable based feed. They average 4.5 lbs dressed and they are frozen a...

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Customers Seek Artisanal Chicken
If you are an Artisanal Chicken Farmer, or a Small Flocker, I have waiting customers for your live chickens. Call or email me, and I will put you in touch with these eager customers. Sometimes it takes a while for the rain to soak in.  That's why we have th...

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Artisanal Chicken: Is it Working?
I have been contacted by a number of people, curious to know my experiences with raising chickens under the Artisanal Chicken program of Chicken Farmers of Ontario ("CFO"). Application deadline for new entrants for chicken farmers to join the Artisanal Chic...

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Free Training: Poultry Farming in Northern Ontario
Attention Poultry Producers: Interested
in learning about the challenges and opportunities of growing poultry
in the North?  Join OMAFRA Specialists (including our Provincial Poultry
Specialist, Al Dam),
as we discuss the F.L.A.W.S. principles of poultr...

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Death by Sea Container
I built a state-of-the art brooder inside a 40 ft. sea container that handles up to 600 day-old chicks for the first 3 weeks of their life.  It works great.  However, that sea container-brooder could now be the death of my farm, and my dream of supplying sa...

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Artisanal Chicken Brooder
In the spirit of Blog 3.0 , this post will share my ideas and plans for a low cost, effective brooder for use under CFO's Artisanal Chicken program to produce 3,0000 birds per year. I have previously posted numerous descriptions about the evils of the CAFO ...
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