Choosing the Best Meat Chicken for your Homestead


Choosing the Best Meat Chicken for your Homestead

Raising your own meat is a big step towards self-sufficiency. Chickens are a great place to start, but it’s hard to know which breed is the best choice for your homestead. In my new ebook, Choosing the Best Meat Chicken for your Homestead, I walk you through the real differences between meat and dual purpose chickens, as well as the pros and cons of five popular breeds. I give you many questions to consider about your family and your homestead, as well as few things to be careful of when choosing which breed of chicken to raise for meat! My hope is that this book will help you to make the best choice for your particular homestead and family.

This book is a PDF download.



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Have you ever wanted to raise chicken for meat on your homestead, but weren’t sure which chicken breed was the right choice for you?

In Choosing the Best Meat Chicken for you Homestead, I talk about:

  • The difference between meat, egg, and dual purpose birds.
  • What dual purpose means and does not mean
  • Stats, pros, and cons of five different chicken breeds commonly raised for meat
  • Generalizations and myths about popular meat/dual purpose chickens
  • Things to consider about your particular homestead and family before choosing a breed

As you will discover in my book, there are many options for chickens, and the best meat chicken for your homestead is the one that will work with your intentions, set-up, and abilities.

“Having raised a variety of meat birds myself, I can declare that Choosing the Best Meat Chicken for your Homestead breaks down the details of each breed mentioned with clarity, experience and a liberal dose of much needed humor. This is definitely a great guide selecting the right meat bird for your family and homestead!”  — Devon Young, Nitty Gritty Life

“Trying to choose the right breed of meat birds to raise can be downright confusing! Filled with hard-earned experience, this handy guide cuts through the muddle of information (and misinformation) swirling around the internet and will arm you with the facts you need to make the best decision for your homestead.” — Jan Berry, The Nerdy Farm Wife