A women-owned business based in Polk, Ohio
Choose the perfect show bird chicken for County Fair. Discover key factors like temperament, size, standards of perfection, and expert tips. Meyer Hatchery offers quality chickens for an exceptional show experience.
Discover the world of bantam chickens and their unique traits. Learn about true bantams, popular varieties, egg production, and considerations for keeping these adorable mini chickens.
The Meyer Hatchery June Book Of the Month is Chicken Keeping Pure & Simple by Nikki Husted. Learn how to keep chickens happy and healthy in this beautifully illustrated book.
Unravel the genetics of Splash and Paint silkies chickens, exploring visual similarities, breeding patterns, and unique color variations.
Learn how to take beautiful pictures of your poultry. We offer tips and tricks for setting up your photoshoot.
Electric poultry netting or fence allows you to move a flock onto fresh grass and still keep them safe from most predators.
Using a wet brine method before cooking your homegrown chicken or turkey adds unbelievable flavor. Brining also creates tender, moist meat.
Storey’s Guide To Raising Turkeys by Don Schrider is our Book Of the Month selection for May. This book is a must-have to grow turkeys well.
Susan from Meyer Hatchery’s customer service team has poultry-keeping tips and tricks to share with us. Read all of her best advice here!
External parasites like mites, lice, fleas and ticks can infest chickens. Read how to treat your chickens to eliminate these pests.
Raising ducks for eggs is a great alternative to chicken eggs. Read how to raise ducklings properly and what to expect when keeping ducks.
The Omlet Eglu coop is a great small-capacity chicken coop that’s easy to clean and maintain. Read about spring cleaning the Omlet Eglu.
The Meyer Hatchery book of the Month for April 2023 is Homegrown Pantry by Barbara Pleasant. Learn how to grow and store food from your garden.
Raising meat chickens at high altitude takes extra care. Read about Crystal’s experience raising Cornish cross broilers in Colorado.
Learn about incubating and hatching quail eggs to add a sustainable meat and egg supply to your homestead with Meyer Hatchery. Quail eggs are generally easier than chicken eggs to incubate and hatch at home.
Meyer Hatchery is proud that our hatchery is run by a surprisingly high number of women, especially for a company that is squarely in the agricultural business sector
Meyer Hatchery’s Book Of The Month for March 2023 is Duck Eggs Daily by Lisa Steele. It’s a great resource for hatching and raising ducklings into healthy ducks for laying eggs on your farm or homestead.
Growing fresh herbs to use in cooking your poultry is easy to do, even in winter. Learn which herbs pair well and growing conditions for each on the Meyer Hatchery blog.