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Butchering Chickens A’ La Tom Sawyer

(WARNING:  this post contains chicken nudity and other images associated with the butchering of poultry)

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I had so much excellent help from four amazing people that I felt like Tom Sawyer on fence painting day.

the next generation

The next generation

The Waning Summer

Sally In the Garden traditional, arranged by me.

spread

spread

scald

scald

engage

engage

brasica

brasica

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hot

graze

graze

ram

suffolk ram (Freeway)

mesa, Beaumont KS

mesa, Beaumont KS

yellows and reds

yellows and reds

big blue, Boaz KS

big bluestem, Boaz KS

stacked

stacked

plow

plow

deconstruced

deconstruced

indian grass, Boaz KS

indian grass and purple top, Boaz KS

process

process

turn

turn

flat

flat

indian grass, Boaz, KS

indian grass, Boaz, KS

weather

weather

sedge, New Boaz KS

sedge, New Boaz KS

between Beaumont and Piedmont

between Beaumont and Piedmont

skinned

skinned

scalded

scalded

rub

rub

stone

stone

Leavenworth eryngo (parsley), Boaz KS

Leavenworth eryngo (parsley), Boaz KS

plucked

plucked

house

house

pitcher sage, Boaz KS

pitcher sage, Boaz KS

cart

cart

Spectacular Unexpected Egg Spectrum

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Courtesy of my creative hens

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Roosters in the Snow

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Grazing Winter Wheat and Purple Top

late fall grazing

The wheat and turnips are very popular.

Daisy

Bridget

WD light

Bonus photo: 6 V tractor light

Life to the Brim

To reflect the holistic nature of living and studying in the School of the Transfer of Energy, I will begin posting some images of my labors in husbandry and garden farming in addition to the woodwork, painting and printmaking which has been the primary subject of this blog.  There is an abundance of new life on our place, called New Boaz by some: lambs, kids, ducklings, chicks, kittens, and plenty of vegetation in a land reviving from drought.

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