Raising Backyard Chickens Meat Birds – Melissa K. Norris

Raising Backyard Chickens Meat Birds

By Melissa Norris | Chickens

Jul 10

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Raising backyard chickens for meat provides you with hormone and chemical free meat. It's also an excellent way to improve your self-sustainability. Podcast on raising backyard chickens for meat. Great tips on what to expect, plus a break down on the cost.
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In today's episode we'll discuss what it takes to raise your own meat birds including:

  • The difference between laying hens and meat birds
  • Where to get meat birds
  • How long it takes for meat birds to reach maturity
  • Step by step of butchering
  • Cost breakdown
  • Where to rent butchering equipment

Resources:

10 Tips for Raising Meat Birds

How to Butcher Your Own Chickens

Podcast: Raising Backyard Chickens Laying Hens

About the Author

Melissa K. Norris inspires people's faith and pioneer roots with her books, podcast, and blog. Melissa lives with her husband and two children in their own little house in the big woods in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. When she's not wrangling chickens and cattle, you can find her stuffing Mason jars with homegrown food and playing with flour and sugar in the kitchen.

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