The Black Jersey Giant chicken remains one of the top dual-purpose breeds today. Read more about how the largest domesticated chicken breed was developed.
The chicken’s comb actually serves a purpose and the different types can help you determine what breeds will do best on your homestead.
Is your flock producing a lot of eggs? Learn about proper egg storage techniques and why you sometimes see eggs stored on the countertop.
A breed spotlight on the Ameraucana chicken breed. This highly sought after blue egg-laying breed comes in a variety of color options.
Learn how to ensure a year-round supply of eggs from your hens, in the colder months and when the days become shorter.
Are your chickens molting? Learn about molting and ways to help your chickens get through it and regrow their feathers.
Shorter days and cooler weather mean fall is approaching. This is also the perfect time to clean out and prep your chicken coop.
Decorate your egg cartons to help increase egg sales. Taking a little time to spice up your egg cartons make your egg customers feel special.
Our heritage chicken breed series continues with the Wyandotte breed. Read about how this heritage breed got its name and traits that make it a good choice.
Broody hens, one of those exciting yet also frustrating aspects of chicken keeping. Learn what to do if one of your hens decides to go broody.
How does Meyer Hatchery determine the number of chicks available for sale on any given hatch date? Read about how we know how many chicks we have to sell.
Egg eating is a bad habit that sometimes happens in a flock. We have some helpful tips on how to deal with a hen that develops an egg eating habit.
Here are a few ways to help your chickens learn to lay in their nesting boxes.
The Barred Plymouth Rock chicken is an American icon in poultry history. Read about the history of the Barred Rock and consider it for your flock.
Eggs that have deep yellow yolks definitely catch the eye. Here’s a list of foods to give your chickens to help enhance that yellow yolk color.
The Buckeye chicken breed was developed in Ohio in the late 19th century. The Buckeye is a true dual-purpose breed, providing both meat and eggs.
The Omlet Eglu coop is a great option for a small backyard flock. Read about the design features of the Omlet Eglu Coop featured at the hatchery store.
Learn how to prepare to show chickens at a fair or poultry show. Read about housing, feeding, bathing and show day grooming techniques to win!