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Egg-Cellent Eggs

At Meyer Hatchery, we think that chickens and other poultry are a great step towards a more sustainable future. But that’s just the beginning. Explore our sustainability tips, chickens in permaculture, egg preservation, ingenious ways to utilize your fresh eggs, and essential guides for processing your poultry. We’re here to support you through your poultry journey and be your partners in building a resilient, self-sufficient future.

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All About Eggs

Dive into topics like color, freshness, preservation, nutrition, and some egg-cellent recipes!

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Preserving Eggs

We teach you how to water glass eggs properly and safely. Long-term egg storage without refrigeration is made possible with the water glass method! Watch our YouTube video to learn about freezing eggs, too.

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Egg Anatomy 101

Let’s learn about the anatomy of the egg. We share all the parts of an egg and have a free downloadable fill-in-the-blank worksheet to test your egg anatomy knowledge!

Book Recommendations from Meyer Hatchery
Too Many Eggs by Mimi Smith-Dvorak Meyer Hatchery
Duck Eggs Daily Raising Happy Healthy Ducks Naturally by Lisa Steele Meyer Hatchery
Incredible Eggs: Egg Selection & Use Plus 50 Egg-citing Recipes Meyer Hatchery


Egg-cellent Layer Breeds

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Meyer Hatchery YouTube Videos


Meyer Hatchery Blog Posts

Check out all of our egg-cellent blog posts for sustainability. We cover a variety of topics so you’re egg-cellently informed. If there is another topic you would like to see, please reach out!

Finding Food Security Through Homesteading

Finding Food Security Through Homesteading

Discover how raising chickens can provide food security during times of scarcity. Learn about the benefits of chickens for meat, eggs, composting, and bartering. Read about Manda’s journey to find out how these easy-to-raise animals can help you become more self-sufficient.

Selling Your Farm Fresh Eggs

Selling Your Farm Fresh Eggs

Thinking about starting an egg-selling business? Learn the key steps to turn your surplus eggs into profit. Tips on legalities, customer base, costs, and more!

Entering Egg Competitions

Entering Egg Competitions

Learn about how to dominate your next county or state fair egg competition with our essential guide! Learn what judges are looking for and how to choose your best farm-fresh eggs. Whether you’re a seasoned competitor or a first-timer, our blog post will equip you with all the tips and tricks you need—from understanding entry requirements and selecting the right categories, to maintaining perfect egg uniformity and appearance. Get ready to bring home the ribbon with your beautiful eggs!


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Help Desk Articles

If you haven’t already, don’t miss out on visiting the Meyer Hatchery Help Desk. We have great resources on a variety of poultry related topics. You’re sure to learn something new!

Egg Production Tracker Download Meyer Hatchery
How Often Will My Chickens Lay Eggs? Meyer Hatchery Help Desk
What is the anatomy of an egg? Meyer Hatchery Help Desk Article


Meyer Hatchery Supplies

Fresh Eggs Green Corrugated Sign

Fresh Eggs Corrugated Sign

Coated Metal Egg Basket
 8 Dozen Capacity Meyer Hatchery

Coated Metal Egg Basket

Egg Stamps Meyer Hatchery

Egg Stamps

Acacia Wood Egg Tray Meyer Hatchery Egg decor

Acacia Wood Egg Tray

Black Egg Skelter Meyer Hatchery Egg Decor

Black Egg Skelter

Nesting Box Blend Meyer Hatchery

Nesting Box Blend

Stoneware Egg Tray Meyer Hatchery Egg Decor

Stoneware Egg Holder

Vintage Metal Egg Basket Meyer Hatchery

Vintage Metal Egg Basket

10 Hole Nest Box

10-Hole Nest Box

Turf Nest Pad Meyer Hatchery

Turf Nest Pad