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Home Farm Herbery's featured deals of the week

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday August 21, 2013   -   By Arlene

Sesame Seed Dip Mix   Click here to place your order now.   Za'atar Seasoning     Za'atar seasoning will open a...

Women's Freedom Tea

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Friday March 29, 2013   -   By Arlene

Women's Freedom Tea   At Home Farm Herbery we enjoy creating teas and sometimes we have a limited supply of them.   Our Women's Freedom Tea is a liberating, enjoyable,...

A bird of a different color.

Blog: Bindel Farms   -   Sunday February 10, 2013   -   By Jason

If you come out to our farm for a tour, the first thing that you will notice is that there is not one Cornish cross chicken anywhere on our farm.  This is the typical meat breed of chickens that you find in the grocery store and raised by most small time...

Judge Says You Do Not Have the Right to Consume Fo...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday October 03, 2011   -   By David

A Wisconsin judge has ruled that owners of cows do not have the right to consume milk from their own cow. The Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund reported on this in detail and you can find the link at the end of this blog. Among other things, Dane county...

Embarassed by San Francisco

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 01, 2011   -   By Mary

If the reader will pardon first an explanation of bias, I will pass into truly alarming news.   It seems that the disturbing assault against religious freedom undertaken in Europe has come home to America, again targeting Moslems, Jews, Sikhs and other...

Freedom Ranger Chickens as Laying Hens

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Sunday November 28, 2010   -   By David

Freedom Ranger Laying Hens In August we were pulling broilers from one of our movable pens on pasture in the pouring down rain. Two pullets ended up escaping into the nearby brush. Since I wasn't really in the mood to chase two fugitives in the...

Pastured Poultry - Fresh Grass Daily

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday October 29, 2010   -   By David

Folks often ask me "what's the difference in pastured poultry and free range?" Well for the most part it depends on who is defining it! Grocery stores would want you to believe that "free range" or "pastured"  means the...

Freedom Ranger Chicks Arrived - Video

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday March 12, 2010   -   By David

Our Freedom Ranger chicks arrived at the farm today today. This video shows us putting them in the brooder. These birds are from the Label Rouge program. We believe them to be better than the standard Cornish Cross chickens for the model we use to...

What's Wrong With Cornish Cross Chickens?

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday March 04, 2010   -   By David

Normal 0 Cornish Cross are the industry standard for meat birds in the United States. I recently mentioned I had switched to Freedom Ranger chickens and had several people ask why. Cornish Cross birds are a lazy bird by...

Building a Temporary Brooder

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday March 02, 2010   -   By David

Randy and I will building a temporary brooder today. The barn we had a brooder set up in burned down last Spring. We have a batch of Freedom Ranger chicks coming in eight days so I though we better find somewhere to put them! I didn't want to get birds this...

Chicks on the Way

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Saturday February 27, 2010   -   By David

I ordered our first batch of chicks Friday morning. We have pretty much quit using Cornish Cross birds and went with birds from the Label Rouge program. We have always had good luck with the Cornish, but I've never been happy with the amount of foraging...


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