Eating with Death in Mind

Sacrifice is part of the abundance that allows us to live. But I want the sacrifice to be done well.   We need to eat to live which means living things need to die for us live. A harsh truth, that. Take our last batch of chicks, which included two cockerels (males). We learned we had cockerels around adolescence, when roosters’ feathers begin to outshine their female counterparts and they start to practice crowing. Thing is, we don’t keep roosters. Mark, my husband, would say we don’t keep them on account of neighborliness, and that’s true enough. Roosters welcome...

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