Author Archives: Elise H.

Heritage Breeds and The Livestock Conservancy: What Are They and Why Does It Matter?

The last decade has seen a resurgence of interest in preserving the historical genetic diversity of animals traditionally associated with pre-industrial agriculture. Now, more than ever, animals are being bred for a single purpose: industrial production. Homesteaders, ecologically minded consumers, sustainability advocates, and diversified farms are looking to heritage breeds to rebuild a more diverse food system. But what are

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How to Take Beautiful Pictures of Poultry and Land Your Bird on the Cover of the Meyer Hatchery Catalog

Every chick’s dream is to be on the cover of the Meyer Hatchery catalog. Help make your chick’s dream a reality by taking really great pictures of your birds. To ensure your photo is cover chick quality, read through our list of tips and tricks to set up your photo shoot. Occupy your Subject: Taking pictures of moving objects can

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