The Homesteaders Of America event attendees had lots of chicken-related questions for Kendra and Jeff on tractors, predators, and breeds.
Hatching heritage-breed turkey eggs can be a great experience for your homestead. Read about Amanda’s technique using an incubator.
An egg bound hen is a serious condition that may require your help. Learn what to do if you have a hen that is egg bound.
Chickens can harbor a few types of diseases that can make people sick. Read about those diseases and how to prevent illness.
Raising broad breasted turkeys for your table is easier than you think with a little planning and attention. Read about Tessa’s experience.
Chicken health is important, and Vet Rx is a great product to have on hand for lots of different uses within your flock.
Feather loss in chickens is something every flock owner deals with. Read why your hen may have feather loss and what to do about it.
Did you know that a chicken’s breed determines the egg color? Blue, green, brown, white: read here to learn more on the rainbow of egg color.
Pecking among chickens is somewhat normal, but needs to be stopped. Learn about causes and solutions for pecking within your poultry flock.
Cheryl, our store manager, shares about her spring coop cleanout and her favorite chicken feeders and waterers for use in all weather types.
Roosters and hens both can have spurs, small nail-like growths on the shank. Read on how and why you may need to trim spurs in chickens.
Learn the basics about free ranging your chickens on your homestead. There’s more to consider than opening the gate!
Is it more cost effective to raise day old chicks or buy started pullets ready to lay eggs? Read about the pros of each option.
Read about what the busy season for chick hatching looks like. We have daily tasks to do that keeps Meyer Hatchery running like clockwork.
Your hens may lay small eggs for several reasons. Read about a few common causes and what you can do about small eggs from your hens.
Have you wondered what exactly is a Cornish game hen? You may be surprised to learn that these single-serving birds aren’t game or a hen.
Chickens can eat a wide variety of foods from your kitchen, but there are some foods to avoid. Read about those foods on our blog.
Read about the difference between a chicken coop and run. We also discuss points to consider when deciding where to put your coop and run.