Author Archives: Meghan H

Move in Day to Present Day

And now, the day everyone has been waiting for: MOVE IN DAY! All of the finishing touches were in place. Surprisingly, everything went off without a hitch. No loose hens running around with Meyer Hatchery employees chasing in hot pursuit. First, we had to gather the flocks from surrounding farms where we brood the chicks until they’re through adolescence. Here are

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Divide and Conquer

It was time to divide and conquer the new breeder house…literally! Each breed requires its own pen to be sure like varieties are mating only with one another. This house holds 27 breeds, so, we would need enough pens to keep them separate. Down one side, we planned for large pens for our larger flocks, like Easter Eggers, Dominiques, and

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