Join Amanda from Meyer Hatchery as Julie provides a coop tour! Julie is located in Wadsworth, Ohio with a shed converted into the Chick Hilton “Chilton” of coops.
Coop clean out is an important part of chicken husbandry, and doing it safely is important for your health as well. Read more for best practices.
Red River Roost Coop TourJoin Amanda from Meyer Hatchery as Kelly from Red River Roost provides a coop tour! Red River Roost is located in Elyria, Ohio with a great example of what an urban coop set-up can look like for those living near town.rRed River Roost may have...
Looking for an alternative way to make nesting boxes? Have you ever considered 5-gallon buckets? If so, this blog is for you.
In this Coop Tour, Amanda and Marie from the Meyer Hatchery CSR Remote Team, shows us Marie’s Extreme Edition Farmstead Brooding inside a high tunnel.
Diatomaceous Earth has long been known for its pest-repelling qualities. Even though it is a very fine powder and soft to our touch, on a microscopic level it is very abrasive and actually cuts the exoskeletons of insects. The damage to their protective exoskeleton is enough to dry out and kill the insect.
Meyer Hatchery chickens help you garden! They can provide fertilizer and pest control for your garden and share in the harvest.
Meyer Hatchery shows how to convert an unused horse stall into a chicken coop for laying hens. Making it predator proof is important.
In this coop tour, Amanda and Sarah from the Customer Service Remote Team are at Sarah’s farm to show you their new heritage turkey poults and give you a tour of Sarah’s coops.
Marie raises her Cornish cross meat birds in this chicken tractor set up. She raises 8 batches a year of 25 birds at a time, and this year she is trying all females instead of a straight run mix. So far she has noticed that the females tend to be less pushy at feeding time than the males.
In this coop tour, Jess from the Remote Customer Service Team shows us her summer coop set up, how she deals with the challenges of their location, and how she protects her chickens and ducks from predators.
The days are getting shorter, football season has arrived and before long winter will be upon us. Is your chicken coop ready? Here’s a list of things I do to prepare my laying flock and their housing for the cold months ahead.
When you have animals, some extra planning has to be done for their care while your on vacation. Check out our chicken owners guide to taking a vacation!
If you’ve owned chickens or other poultry for more than a few years, you’re probably familiar with the fact that there are a multitude of predators that want access to your flock. It’s certainly devastating to find a nighttime predator has attacked your flock while you slept.
Spring is time to plant your garden. While you are preparing and planting your garden, now is a great time to plant a garden for your chickens. Your chickens will love to graze their own garden and will benefit from the nutrients from the plants.
Happy Earth Day from Meyer Hatchery! If you own chickens and also like to garden discover the benefits of poultry manure.
Spring is here, and that means time for spring cleaning your chicken coop! After the long winter, a chicken coop is in need of a good cleaning.
Our very own Amanda tried raising rainbow rangers for the first time, and she shared her story with us! Come see her impression of the rangers!