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Meyer Hatchery announces some fun new chicken breeds, hatching egg choices, turkey poults for small homesteads and more for 2023.
Visit the Meyer Hatchery blog to create festive fall treats for your flock. Learn how to make these easy, healthy treats for your chickens.
The Red Broilers enjoy foraging and have pleasant personalities for being a group of roosters. They are less messy than Cornish cross meat birds.
Let your chickens carve a pumpkin for you! Chickens love to tear into pumpkins and it’s a healthy treat for them. Plus, it’s entertaining!
Make your own homemade bone broth or stock from a chicken or turkey carcass. It tastes amazing and is healthier.
Read on the Meyer Hatchery blog about how a hen’s diet can affect the quality, quantity and nutritional content of her eggs.
The Cochin chicken breed originates from Japan. Cochins are calm, like to brood chicks and are cold tolerant for northern US winters.
Meyer Hatchery’s blog shares a homesteader’s first-time chicken processing experience from start to finish.
Land Grant Universities offer invaluable services through their Extension offices for a poultry owner. Some of the services these Extensions offer could include necropsies, pest control management advice and research, or testing for poultry diseases.
Learn about common hatching egg issues, poor hatch rates and how to troubleshoot your incubator and hatching procedure.
The Swedish duck breed is a medium-class duck with an average adult weight of 6.5 to 8 pounds. Currently, the only color variety of the Swedish that the American Poultry Association recognizes is the Blue Swedish.
There may be times when you need to wrap a chicken’s foot. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on wrapping a chicken’s foot effectively.
What’s the difference between an Ameraucana and Easter Egger chicken? A lot if you want to be certain you’ll get blue eggs from them.
Raising waterfowl is such a rewarding experience! Nothing is more exciting than watching your ducklings, and goslings start from little balls of fluff and turn into stunning birds in your flock.
After you’ve mastered the job of raising your chickens successfully, then either processed them yourself or arranged for them to be processed elsewhere, the next big task is learning how to cut up a whole chicken to serve as a meal.
The Polish chicken is a great breed for those interested in showing poultry. The Polish come in several colors and are friendly and active
Green Muscle Disease is a condition that happens in large meat chickens that grow rapidly. Read more about how to prevent it.
Let your broody duck hatch ducklings for you. Read about some best practices in caring for a broody duck and her ducklings.