South Carolina girl raises grass-fed chickens chefs love
May 12, 2017
ABBEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — On the first day of her spring break, when most kids her age would probably be playing or maybe even sleeping, Adyson Ashley is processing chickens.
The 10-year-old was up until midnight the night before with her dad, Jason Ashley, and her uncle, Greg Nance, to harvest half of the 50 chickens she has raised from chicks to mature birds, and she will spend nearly eight hours working today.
But, that's just part of having your own business, and Adyson's is doing quite well. Last year, her first in retail operations, she made about $4,000 for 200 chickens. This year, sh...