Let’s Learn: Chicken Egg Anatomy 101

Let’s Learn: 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...

What Are Pullet Eggs?

It’s always an exciting moment when your chicken lays her first egg.  Unless you are warned beforehand, you probably had no idea that they would lay such a small egg.  These first eggs that your hen are laying are called pullet eggs. A pullet is a hen who is under one...

Egg Glut: Angel Food Cake Recipe

While we aren’t quite at peak egg production with 26 eggs a day from 30 hens, peak egg season is right around the corner. With that in mind, and armed with the two dozen eggs I collected from the ladies, I set out to test angel food cake recipes. So few people make...

Deviled Egg Recipes and Tips

With Easter coming up this weekend, there’s sure to be your fair share of hard-boiled eggs. A few years ago, fellow team member, Elise, suggested a Deviled Egg contest for the boys. This is a tradition that her family had followed for many years, and has been our...