How to Ensure a Year-Round Supply of Eggs

How to Ensure a Year-Round Supply of Eggs

How to Ensure a Year-Round Supply of Eggs Eggs at your local grocery store are available 12 months out of the year, so it’s no surprise that the average person might not realize that chickens don’t actually lay eggs January through December. At least not at the rate...
Boredom Busters 2.0

Boredom Busters 2.0

Boredom Busters 2.0 Chicken boredom is something you definitely want to avoid within your flock.  Boredom can lead to trouble like feather picking, egg-eating, and an overall unhappy flock. If you experience harsh winters, your flock may get “coop fever”,...
Winter Chicken Keeping Tips

Winter Chicken Keeping Tips

Winter Chicken Keeping Tips When the weather outside is frightful, but you want your hens to be happy and delightful. When they have no other place to go, we must make their coop safe, comfortable while it continues to snow. If you are like me, I start to worry about...
Oatmeal Flock Breakfast Recipe

Oatmeal Flock Breakfast Recipe

Oatmeal Flock Breakfast Recipe January is National Oatmeal month! Even though there are differing opinions on the value of giving our hens a warm bowl of oatmeal for a winter breakfast, there’s no denying that it makes us feel better to see them gobble up a treat. We...
Dealing With Frostbite In Your Flock

Dealing With Frostbite In Your Flock

Dealing With Frostbite In Your Flock Do you live where the winter temperatures can be extreme? If you do, there is a good chance your flock could be susceptible to frostbite on their combs, wattles, and toes. Unfortunately, a few of us on the Meyer Hatchery team have...