Top 2 Reasons You Should Buy Whole Pasture-Raised Chickens

6 whole chickens placed on 2 sheet pans.

Buying whole chickens and butchering them at home is easy, economical, and opens up a world of possibilities. It can also make you a better cook.

Our Top 2 Reasons To Buy Pasture-Raised Chickens

  1. Save Money

    1. Whole chickens are dollars-per-pound less expensive than cut chicken pieces. The average whole bird feeds four people, plus the leftover carcass can be used to make flavorful, rich, nutrient dense chicken stock or bone broth.

  2. Improve Your Cooking Skills

    1. Like any skill, practice makes perfect. When you break down a whole chicken, your knife skills will quickly improve, you feel even more comfortable tackling new cooking techniques, and you become a better cook.

Pasture-Raised: Better For You & The Planet

It’s all connected. We know that healthy animals and a healthy environment are good for our own health, too.

Still intimidated by the thought of cutting up your own pasture-raised heirloom bird? Don’t be! There are dozens of simple “how-to” videos on YouTube that will walk you through this process step-by-step like this one:


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