The Basics of Egg Storage

The Basics of Egg Storage

The Basics of Egg Storage Picture this; A spread of your favorite home design magazine features a charming farmhouse kitchen and it catches your eye, a skelter or bowl full of seemingly fresh backyard eggs. But wait, eggs outside of the refrigerator? Is that safe? In...
What To Do When You Have A Broody Hen

What To Do When You Have A Broody Hen

What To Do When You Have A Broody Hen Broody hens, one of those exciting yet also frustrating aspects of chicken keeping. Broody hens are usually first recognized by their refusal to leave their nest. Another tell-tale sign of a broody hen is her readiness to peck...
Chicken Keeping on a Budget

Chicken Keeping on a Budget

Chicken Keeping on a Budget It’s no secret that raising your chickens, whether for eggs, meat or both, can be an expensive undertaking.  Some of us may have started our chicken-keeping adventure with the thought of saving money on grocery store eggs and/or meat but...
Meyer Hatchery Welcomes Lisa Steele!

Meyer Hatchery Welcomes Lisa Steele!

Meyer Hatchery Welcomes Lisa Steele In any realm of backyard chicken keeping, the name and wisdom of Lisa Steele has most likely been shared.  Lisa is the creator of Fresh Eggs Daily, a blog and a Facebook page that has quickly grown to include multiple books such as:...