Category Archives: chickens

The Chick Quest Program: Teachers Learn Too!

In November, Meyer Hatchery’s Customer Service team member Marie Nichols attended the GrowNextGen Chick Quest training seminar in Columbus, Ohio. Chick Quest is a third-grade classroom curriculum designed by that gives teachers the tools to incorporate a life cycles unit into their instruction. The program engages students in a variety of hands-on activities, including the experience of incubating and

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5 Easy Winter Boredom Busters for Your Chickens

During the winter it is important to give your chickens some ways to keep the boredom at bay.  Boredom can lead to excessive pecking and bullying in your chicken coop.  Use these methods to help prevent boredom from setting in. Plastic Bottle with Scratch Supplies Needed:  Scratch, bottle (with holes poked in it)   A great way to entertain your

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