Breed Spotlight: New Hampshire Red

Breed Spotlight: New Hampshire Red

Breed Spotlight: New Hampshire Red Of the several chicken breeds that were developed in the United States, the New Hampshire Red is often overlooked by today’s modern homesteaders. However, during its development in the early 20th century, it filled an important role....
12 Steps For The Chicken Addict

12 Steps For The Chicken Addict

12 Steps For The Chicken Addict As chicken lovers, we love and care for our birds as if they were our children. It is when that love for chickens takes over our every waking moment that we have a problem. Sneaking that second box full of chicks in the brooder, hoping...
Ohio National Poultry Show 2019

Ohio National Poultry Show 2019

The Ohio National Poultry Show 2019 59 years ago, a group of poultry breeders formed a club known as the Ohio Poultry Breeders. Members of this particular club sponsored a poultry show named The Ohio National. The club held its first show in Marion, Ohio. In 1962 the...
History of the Presidential Turkey Pardon

History of the Presidential Turkey Pardon

History of the Presidential Turkey Pardon Pardon the turkey, say what? Today the Presidential turkey pardon is an annual American tradition that is celebrated every Thanksgiving. Many people wonder how this odd tradition came to be. Let’s dive into the history...
Some of Our Favorite Chicken Breeds

Some of Our Favorite Chicken Breeds

Some of Our Favorite Breeds It’s no secret that the staff at Meyer Hatchery loves chickens. Team members of Meyer Hatchery are asked on a regular basis, “What is your favorite chicken breed or breeds of chickens” and we have answers! Explore some of our team members’...
Keeping Multiple Roosters in a Flock

Keeping Multiple Roosters in a Flock

Keeping Multiple Roosters in a Flock Do you believe a chicken yard isn’t a chicken yard without a rooster or two? When I first started out in the wonderful world of chickens I didn’t want a rooster. We ended up with a rooster in our original 10 chicks and I discovered...