My Journey to Backyard Chickens

My Journey to Backyard Chickens

My Journey to Backyard Chickens Gone are the days of only seeing chickens on farms, these tiny feathered dinosaurs are steadily making their way into the hearts and backyards of people across the nation! What started my journey into chicken ownership you ask? The...
Chicken Egg Anatomy 101

Chicken Egg Anatomy 101

Egg Anatomy 101 As an Agriculture teacher and Meyer Hatchery team member one of my favorite topics to teach about is poultry. There are so many topics and discussions to cover that I could teach a year round class on poultry alone and would not be able to cover...
Meyer Hatchery Chicken Tractor Tour

Meyer Hatchery Chicken Tractor Tour

Meyer Hatchery Chicken Tractor Tour In this Coop Tour, Amanda and Marie from the Remote Team show us how Marie raises broilers in a chicken tractor system on her farm. Marie raises her Cornish cross meat birds in this chicken tractor set up. She raises 8 batches a...
What is Marek’s Disease

What is Marek’s Disease

What Is Marek’s Disease? Marek’s disease is a type of avian cancer caused by a virus. It primarily affects chickens between the ages of 4 – 20 weeks. It can rarely affect turkeys. It is not zoonotic, which means it cannot be transmitted to humans. Marek’s...