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Topic: Chicken Breast
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vanros

3/6/2017 9:47:09 PM
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Feb 2017
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Chicken Breast

I am looking to purchase chicken breasts from a farmer. Is that possible? Do I have to purchase a whole chicken? I am not sure how to do this. I eat a lot of chicken breast and I am looking for a more natural alternative other than the store bought chicken breasts with added hormones and fat.  
 
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weekend123

3/6/2017 9:57:45 PM
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Nov 2010
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Likely have to buy the whole chicken

Abbysmum

3/6/2017 10:08:54 PM
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Mar 2009
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Yep

You're likely going to have to buy a whole chicken. The only time it's feasible to break down chickens and sell off parts like that is if you're a large-scale operation that uses conventional production methods. I mean, if you eat 2 chicken breasts, that one chicken. What happens to the rest of the chicken?  
 
I buy whole chickens from http://www.klassewoodsnaturalfarm.com/chicken.php and I have for years now. Super good! But they do come frozen and are larger roasting chickens - typically in the 2.5 to 3.0 kg range.

Raininggently

3/6/2017 10:18:47 PM
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Aug 2013
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Harvest Moon

Chicken breast isn't always available depending on supply, but I have seen them on the Harvest Moon website. It's great! You put in an order and then pick up at the appointed time at The Green Spot.  
 
https://harvestmoon.localfoodmarketplace.com/

Kato

3/7/2017 12:23:22 AM
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Nov 2008
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Chickens are not fed hormones BTW. It just doesn't happen. No matter what A&W says.

bigmoe

3/7/2017 6:00:06 AM
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Jul 2006
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?fat

And you can't add fat to a chicken breast nor do they feed fat to chickens. Just go to a local grocery store. Now chicken nuggets and formed chicken fingers that's another story. Made up of all kinds of chicken parts all ground up.


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