Belle Rock Farm

Fine chickens in Goodhue County since 2011.

Archive for August, 2012

End of the season…

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

With the pigs safely to the butcher, I’m now left with a pretty small animal population–a flock of laying hens, a flock of ducks, a pair of goats, and a few cats (including two adorable kittens looking for a new home). Now that things are quiet, I’ve been trying to get on top of my […]

The beginning of the end…

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

All of the meat birds are now safely tucked away in the freezer. Throughout the month of July we worked on perfecting our technique and process, and eventually got the whole gig smoothed out. We are quite happy with the way they turned out; we butchered between 9 and 12 weeks (with the last straggling […]