Meyer Hatchery Poultry Resource

All Posts

A women-owned business based in Polk, Ohio

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!

Benefits of Raising Guinea Fowl

Discover the benefits of adding guinea fowl to your homestead, from effective pest control to predator evasion. Learn how these low-maintenance birds can help keep your property pest-free while providing nutritious eggs with higher protein content than chicken eggs.

Breed Spotlight: Jumbo Pekin

Breed Spotlight: Jumbo Pekin

Check out our breed spotlight on Jumbo Pekin Ducks – the ‘broilers of the duck world’ with remarkable size and outstanding meat production. Learn about rapid growth rates, unique breeding, and why they’re the sought-after meat ducks. Whether for homesteading or breeding, Jumbo Pekins make a practical and sizable addition. Click to learn more about Jumbo Pekin!

Aggression In Roosters

Aggression In Roosters

Discover signs of potential aggression in roosters and effective tips to curb it. Find recommendations for friendly rooster breeds and learn how to handle aggression.