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MCVAY FAMILY HOMESTEAD

McVay Family Homestead is a small family-run business in Boone County, Indiana. We offer hands-on homesteading classes, poultry butchering services, and fresh produce road-side stand.

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POULTRY BUTCHERING WORKSHOP

Our Poultry Butchering Workshop is the ultimate hands-on experience and our most popular workshop! At this workshop, each person will butcher a minimum of 4 chickens each from dispatch to packaging.

HANDMADE SOAP WORKSHOP

Goat milk soap, Herbal Infused soap, Lard/Tallow soap... we teach you how to make them all! Come out and learn how to make a beautiful luxurious soap and leave confident to make it on your own! You will leave with a full loaf (10-12bars) and my personal pamphlet for soap making with step by step instructions and recipes!

FOOD PRESERVATION WORKSHOP

At this workshop, you will learn how to safely dehydrate, freeze, blanch vegetables, use a water bath canner, use a pressure canner and how to safely store dried goods in bulk!

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2022 POULTRY BUTCHERING PRICES

1-15 $38.00

16-30 $75.00

31-60 $2.45 per bird

61+ $2.40 per bird

PACKAGING

Whole (shrink wrapped) $1.00 per bird

Boneless Breasts (2-4 per pkg) $2.30

Bone-In Wings (12 per pkg) $2.75

Bone-In Thighs (6 per pkg) $2.75 

Bone-In Drums (6 per pkg) $2.75

Leg & Thigh Quarters (2-4 per pkg) $2.50

ADDITIONAL CHARGES

Livers/Hearts inside cavity $0.25 per bird

Livers/Hearts bagged together, per lb $0.85

Necks inside bird cavity - no charge

Necks bagged separately $0.15 per bird

Chicken Feet, cleaned and bagged, per lb $1.95

Freeze Charge, per lb $0.10

Cold Storage, per day per lb $0.02

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