Farming in North Carolina

Chad Sale is 35 years old and lives in North Carolina. He has raised poultry most of his life and now raises about 700 chickens, ducks, turkeys, and quail. As a child, Chad used to spend a lot of time on his grandparent’s farm. Chad’s great-uncle, who...

Starting a Homestead in Maine

This article is from a phone interview that I had with Barbara earlier this week. Barbara Chatterton-Luuring and her family live in Machias, Maine. They moved there from the Netherlands about a year ago and began raising chickens for the first time this Spring. They...

The Self-Perpetuating Flock

Today, I contacted Sally, who is now 80 years old and who has raised chickens off and on her entire life and continuously for the past forty years.  Forty years ago, Sally began with a flock of chickens, most of which she purchased from Murray McMurray Hatchery. It...