Are you organic?
• We are not certified organic. Our birds are grown outside on pasture This is not a requirement for certified organic production which only requires access to outside.
• We have shelters to protect the birds from sun and rain and move the shelters regularly to fresh pasture.
What do the Chickens and Turkeys Eat?
Chickens and turkeys are omnivores. They eat both meat (bugs and grubs and plants (grains and pasture). They also have access to grain that is free from hormones, steroid, antibiotics and soy. In Canada poultry diets generally have approximately 85% wheat and 15% corn. Wheat is non-GMO
How do I purchase/order product?
• All pasture raised poultry products are sold directly from the farm.
• Fresh chickens are available 4 times a year and turkeys are available fresh just before thanksgiving.
• Frozen products are available all year. We have no formal open hours but accept appointments for pick up. We will make every effort to accommodate your schedule.
• Call or text (please leave your name when texting) or order on line to arrange pick-up.
• We accept cash, cheque, debit or major credit cards
What are the average sizes of your birds?
Chickens range from 5 to 7 lbs and turkeys from 15 to 30 lbs.
Whats with the llama?
The llamas help discourage birds of prey such as hawks, eagles and owls from taking our chickens and turkeys. Llamas are also good are discouraging larger predators such as coyotes or wild dogs.
What are the average sizes of your birds? Chickens range from 6 – 9 pounds. Turkeys range from 20 to 30 pounds.
Food Safe pick up:
• Bring along a cooler with ice packs for your fresh chicken and turkey’s ride home.
• Make certain your fridge is at food safe temperature (4 degrees C or 40 degrees F).
• Put your turkey or chicken in the bottom back (coldest part) of your fridge.
Cooking and Thawing Instructions (click here)