We’ve picked the best chicken breeds for foraging and free ranging on your homestead. Some breeds are even known for evading predators.
Some hens go broody in winter, Read some points to consider before letting your broody hen have some eggs to hatch during winter.
The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has changed us all in different ways. Read Linda’s reasons why her chickens became priceless to her and her family.
The Meyer Meal Maker free chick program and you have made a huge difference for many in 2020. Read some of our favorite giving stories.
How do chickens stay warm in winter? You may be surprised to learn that they don’t need supplemental heat in their coop!
Learn how to make this dazzling chicken themed egg ornament to add some sparkle to your holiday decorating.
Get helpful tips and tricks for those moments you find yourself with frozen eggs from your nest boxes.
Learn how to identify common poultry predators and steps to take to help protect your chickens.
Gifting a living animal as a surprise can be a challenge if not planned for in advance! Read our blog to learn why sometimes day old chicks are not good gifts.
Proper feed storage is important to keep chickens healthy and protect feed from spoilage. Read some tips on proper poultry feed storage.
At what age does a hen begin to lay eggs? How often each day can a chicken lay an egg? Learn about how what age and how often a chicken lays.
Do you ever wonder how day-old chicks are shipped? In this blog learn the process of how we ship day-old chicks safely to their new homes year-round.
Roosting bars are the place your chickens should perch to sleep at night inside the coop. A roost is an elevated bar in the coop.
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.