Breed Spotlight: Raising Heritage Turkeys

Breed Spotlight: Raising Heritage Turkeys

Raising Heritage Turkeys What an amazing experience I had this year raising heritage turkeys! In the past, I had only raised the broad breasted turkeys.  After doing a bit of research about the heritage breeds I was intrigued. Everything that I read boasted about the...
Top 10 Best Chicken Reads

Top 10 Best Chicken Reads

Top 10 Best Chicken Reads Attention all chicken enthusiasts! Do you enjoy reading or learning about chickens? If so please be sure to check out what I call my top 10 chicken reads! I have selected a wide variety of books that cover anything and everything chicken...
My Journey to Backyard Chickens

My Journey to Backyard Chickens

My Journey to Backyard Chickens Gone are the days of only seeing chickens on farms, these tiny feathered dinosaurs are steadily making their way into the hearts and backyards of people across the nation! What started my journey into chicken ownership you ask? The...
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...
Breed Spotlight: The Delaware

Breed Spotlight: The Delaware

Breed Spotlight: The Delaware The Delaware chicken breed has a rich history that begins in the early 1940’s in Ocean View, Delaware. The breed is credited to Mr. George Ellis who bred Barred Plymouth Rock males to New Hampshire Red females in a quest to breed a...