Standard breeds of chickens are broken down into six different classes and known as American, Asiatic, Continental, English, Mediterranean, and Standards
In this Coop Tour, Amanda and Marie from the Meyer Hatchery CSR Remote Team, shows us Marie’s Extreme Edition Farmstead Brooding inside a high tunnel.
How to Take Beautiful Pictures of Poultry and Land Your Bird on the Cover of the Meyer Hatchery Catalog
Every chick’s dream is to be on the cover of the Meyer Hatchery catalog. Help make your chick’s dream a reality by taking great pictures of your birds.
Our very own, Social Media Guru, Sarah, is here to tell us about how to keep multiple roosters in a flock! Come see how she does it!
Looking for an alternative way to make nesting boxes? Have you ever considered 5-gallon buckets? If so, this blog is for you.
New to raising chicks? Spraddle Leg can sound like a scary term. What can be even scarier is when you experience it for the first time! Learn about it here!
Here are a few tips on how a flock owner can generally tell which birds are likely to still be laying eggs and which ones have taken a break from laying or may have completely stopped.
Still have a ton of eggs coming in and nothing to do with them? We came up with a few recipes that would be a hit at the next graduation party or family outing that you attend!
Having troubles with predators in your chicken coop? Learn how to tell which predator is likely getting your chickens and how to prevent future attacks
Curious about adding different treats to your flock’s diet! Chickens need a treat every now and then to cure boredom and give them nutrients!
An important part of raising chickens is by checking over your chickens periodically to make sure that everything is healthy. By understanding the symptoms of things that go awry, you can be in a better position to help fix an issue before it gets worse.
Are you having a hard time deciding what breed of duck would work best for your homesteading needs? Check out this blog comparing common breeds offered.
we do our best to ensure their safety during transit, there are many factors that are out of our control. If your chicks arrive weak, chilled or lethargic here are a few tips to help ensure their survival:
Come bake a chicken cake with Jess on youtube.
Chicken flock illness is hard! Muddy Oak Henhouse shares on dealing with illness that required completely culling and cleansing.
It’s no secret that raising your chickens, whether for eggs, meat or both, can be an expensive undertaking. Some of us may have started our chicken-keeping adventure with the thought of saving money on grocery store eggs and/or meat but quickly figured out it is hard to compete with the mass production prices. You may be like me and hesitate to calculate how much you have spent on your flock, for fear of sticker shock!
There are so many egg recipes out there for your farm fresh eggs, but sometimes you want to try something a bit different. A great recipe to try, and really amaze your family and friends is cured egg yolks. Many thoughts come to mind with cured egg yolks, is it safe, how will it taste, is this hard to do? Well not only are cured eggs really easy to make, but they also taste amazing, really celebrating the egg yolk, and it’s deep flavor. Here is a simple recipe for making these wonderful treats.
Diatomaceous Earth has long been known for its pest-repelling qualities. Even though it is a very fine powder and soft to our touch, on a microscopic level it is very abrasive and actually cuts the exoskeletons of insects. The damage to their protective exoskeleton is enough to dry out and kill the insect.
Gardening and chickens go together as well as peanut butter and jelly! Chances are if you’re into raising chickens, you probably also have a green thumb, or maybe you at least want to have a green thumb but maybe haven’t had much luck gardening in the past. Chickens can help!