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Spring, please arrive sooner than later...the chicks are coming! (Order Cut-off is Wednesday)

Posted 4/9/2013 1:21pm by Janeen Covlin.

Hello friends,

A little farm update...

Spring is here!  (well, in theory anyway) and that means the first chicks of the year are coming!  We'll be picking them up on Thursday morning.  Right now the  shop is being cleaned out and we are setting up a big brooder pen in the middle. Gravity-fed water lines, feed troughs, grit troughs, and homemade 'Ohio Brooders' will be placed, deep-bedding laid down and the in-floor heat turned up to make it the coziest nursery possible. We are getting them 2 weeks later than last year in hope that they will be able to go out to pasture at the best age, which is around 3 weeks old, but the FEET of snow still left here is not making me hopeful!! 

In other news, we just got back from Kansas City where we visited some good friends over the Easter Break and picked up a larger delivery trailer with much larger axles.  (The axles had bowed out on our old trailer and we were trashing tires like crazy; meat is HEAVEY, we found out!)
Sam didn't have much of a holiday though.  He spent most of it ripping the trailer apart, re-insulating, and spray-foaming it. Now we just have to add an airconditioner and a Coolbot to turn it into a cooler-on-wheels.   (If you ever want to build a cooler in home, check out CoolBots! ...very cool!!)
While Sam was doing that, I got to head up to Jameport Missouri, which is right in the middle of a large Amish farm community, to pick up a turkey plucker from Featherman Equipment. I also was lucky to visit the owner David Schafer who has been a leader in developing economical and functional poultry equipment for small farms.  One idea I learned from him will save us $15,000 that I thought we would have to invest.  More on that when we get it built!

The last stop was near Omaha, Nebraska,  where we filled the trailer to the hilt with Fertrell Poultry Nutri-Balancer, the 'magic' mineral-kelp-probiotic supplement that makes the chicken's grain ration tic perfectly.  

It was a little depressing leaving green grass, dafodils and t-shirt weather to head north to still-miserable weather,  but... home is where the heart is!  and the work :)

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So many of you have ordered already but just a reminder for those that haven't... the order cut-off is Wednesday.  We'll be at the Kumon Learning Center on Woodhams Dr. one more time on Saturday between 1:00-2:30.   Hopefully, by May we will be able to be in an out-door, grassy location!

Flux Crossfitters, we'll be at Darci and Charity's garage gym at 4:00pm (IF the new trailer fits down the alley!)

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STORE

Free Range Pork - was just restocked last night!

Grassfed Beef  - in-stock.  Bulk price on Hamburger!

Turkey, Duck & Goose - limited stock (order now if you want any!)

Eggs - in stock

Sausages, Bacon, Grass-fed Burgers - in stock

Chicken - out of stock until June, although there are still a few Soup Chickens and Broth Making packs for making the best chicken stocks in the world!

Pet Food Patties - will be back in stock next month, but you could try chicken gizzards!

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See you Saturday!


Janeen, for the whole team


www.coolspringsranch.ca

306-547-4252



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