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Pastured Poultry: Introduction to ‘Factors to Consider’

July 10th, 2012 | Posted by miker in Poultry - (Comments Off on Pastured Poultry: Introduction to ‘Factors to Consider’)

Pastured Poultry: Introduction to ‘Factors to Consider’  Each week we move our chicken coops to a new section of pasture.  At this time the Farm Worker is responsible for the following items:  Where is the coop moving to, and what is the best way to get there?  Where will the coop be moved to next … Read more

Poultry Report 2011

March 5th, 2012 | Posted by miker in Poultry - (Comments Off on Poultry Report 2011)

Poultry Report 2011 Materials Reviewed: MikeR, Nov. 2011.   Statement: Regular records are kept of Feed Comsumption, Egg Yield and Special Expenses.  In the winter, eggs are sold wholesale (Whole Earth Center, Bent Spoon, Zone 7) and income is tracked through regular invoicing.  During the Farmers Market Season, sales are recorded at each market, and … Read more

Fresh Eggs from North Slope Farm

December 8th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Poultry - (Comments Off on Fresh Eggs from North Slope Farm)

Fresh Eggs from North Slope Farm December 8, 2010 If you like a fresh egg and are interested in supporting a new agricultural venture, then read on… North Slope Farm is invested in managing small flocks of hens for the production of eggs. If you would like to join the list of interested consumers, please … Read more

Poultry – Introduction

October 14th, 2010 | Posted by miker in Poultry - (Comments Off on Poultry – Introduction)

Poultry – Field Birds Introduction October 14, 2010  Intent: To establish the viability and management practices of “small flocks” of laying chickens (layers), on seasonal pasture, free roaming except at night.  Parameters: Capital Investment; North Slope Farm. Daily Management; North Slope Farm. Site Details; infrastructure and fields managed by North Slope Farm. Enterprise; 3 total … Read more

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