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Small grain harvest and cleaning, part 2

As I said in the previous post, we quickly realized that adding some key pieces of processing equipment would be necessary if we were to continue to grow grains. So in the years since that first oat crop we have … Continue reading

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Small grain harvest and cleaning, part 1

I love working with grains.  They are not at all showy in the field; having evolved away from having the fancy flower parts that in other plants help attract pollinators, they instead rely on wind for pollination, or are self-pollinating.  … Continue reading

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Backyard chickens: more about feed

I want to go into a bit more detail about the chicken feed ratio links I included in the previous post.  Here is the UC Davis Department of Animal Science suggested feed mixture:

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