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Postcard

[content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][custom_headline type=”center” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″]{social-media} “whatever happened to a postcard?”[/custom_headline] [column type=”one-half” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Hello to you all .. I recently received a handwritten letter in the post. What a treat! We are currently all so reliant on text messages, emails, Facebook, Twitter and all the different social media, that I almost forgot what it’s like to hold …

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Hens are moulting

[content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][custom_headline type=”left” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true”]There is a flurry of feathers in the field[/custom_headline] [column type=”one-half” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Hello to you all .. Shorter days and cooler temperatures. To chickens, it’s a sign that it is time to renew their feathers. Losing feathers and re-growing them is called moulting and occurs every year when the days get shorter. …

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Growth

[content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][column type=”one-half” fade=”true” fade_animation=”in-from-left” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] The busy season is slowly calming down as we get back to our “normal” routines. Red Barn, is really proud to let you all know that we made it, RIGHT through the season, we didn’t run out of stock and we delivered our goods NO MATTER WHAT! Sometimes we had to work …

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Resolution

[content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][column type=”one-half” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination We have all made our promises to ourselves… now is the time for the determination 🙂 Red Barn, which is under my care, has resolved and is determined to: Raise our customer service levels Work out ways to beat inflation and keep our products reasonably priced …

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Pasture-raised v. Free-range

Free-range poultry are usually fed grains, which are not the natural food of hens/chickens. Hens/chickens are omnivores, and naturally eat seeds, insects, and grubs. They can also consume small lizards, mice, and frogs. Healthy eggs and meat come from poultry that were able to eat green plants, seeds and bugs, and exposed to sunlight. Thus, if you buy “free-range” make …

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CALLMECHICKEN

[custom_headline type=”left” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″]Who’s chicken?[/custom_headline] It’s strange how we pick up certain expressions. From the time I was a little kid, one of the worst forms of derision was to be called, “Chicken.” The quickest way to get a fight started was to use this name against a target of ridicule. The implication was always that a chicken was a …

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Boschveld Indigenous hens

[custom_headline type=”left” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″]Where Red Barn’s laying hens come from[/custom_headline] [x_video_embed type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed] Boschveld Indigenous Free Range Eggs are laid in Bela-Bela (Warmbaths) in the Limpopo Province, South Africa and we supply a wide range of customers in Gauteng and beyond. Our free-range eggs are produced in unspoilt bushveld where our chickens are fed a 100% vegetarian diet with no added …