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The Masters Cup Poultry Show

The weekend of November 21st through 23rd, 2014 was one that will be remembered by many as the start of what generations ahead will read about with curiosity and appreciation.  What started as a vision from event producer, Bart Pals, … Continue reading

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Turkey Reflections by a Stuffed Pig

Another Thanksgiving holiday season is behind us and as I continue to reflect on my many thanks, a certain feathered figure sticks out in my mind – the turkey. It started in March of this year when I put in … Continue reading

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Which Turkey to Choose

A question recently asked on the Murray McMurray Hatchery facebook page was this, “I have never raised turkeys before, what is the best breed for me?” While this question certainly can generate many valid opinions, it is almost too difficult … Continue reading

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Catalog Time

Catalog time is here again!  Actually, it has been here for several months but now we are at the stage where final decisions need to made and the final blessings are put on the various pages.  It is always a … Continue reading

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2014 Fall Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2014 Spring into Fall Photo Contest Winners!                                                             … Continue reading

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2014 Spring into Fall Photo Contest – Semi Finalists Announced!

I love having photo contests as we get to see all of the beautiful birds that are raised with wonderful love and care.  Many of the birds showcased left our hatchery as newly hatched chicks and have since been providing … Continue reading

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October is here!

Welcome to the first day of October…now it is really Fall in my mind! Today marks the opening day of pumpkin doughnuts at the local bakery. Bring on the pumpkin spice coffee, straw bales and corn stalk decorations and much … Continue reading

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Mold in the Feed

I didn’t know what was happening until I saw the mold in the feed bag – by then it was too late.  Unfortunately what I had to endure this week was nothing we had encountered on our little patch of … Continue reading

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Responsibility by Hunter Kemper

RESPONSIBILITY by Hunter Kemper For the past several years, I’ve had the privilege of being a part of the Exercise Your Character Event in Des Moines, IA, organized by Hy-Vee Inc. This is an event I look forward to every … Continue reading

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Chickens – A lot like my Kids by Hunter Kemper

I hope you’ve all had a wonderful Summer on “the farm.” I’ve been a chicken owner since the end of January and it has been a fun adventure. We’ve gotten to watch our baby chicks grow into pullets that lay … Continue reading

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