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Saturday, May 1, 2010

K-22s Move Out to Pasture!

We are trying a new broiler breed out called the "K-22". The name makes me think they were developed in the Soviet Union to crush capitalism by giving the Russian people distractingly tasty pastured poultry. It turns out that they they are of similar descent to the Label Rouge chickens that are raised in France except these were bred in Italy originally.

They do not grow as fast and forage quite a bit more than the Cornish Crosses, the breed we raise now, so we expect they will have better flavor and texture.

These birds will be available in June.

Here is a video of how we move them to pasture -


1 comment:

  1. Worth waiting for methinks. And I want some of those Berkshires as soon as they're ready...