Brooding day old poults is very much like brooding chicks, with a few little adjustments to ensure the health and well being of your new little ones.
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!
Why is my hen not laying? Let’s explore some of the most common reasons why hens slow down or stop laying eggs altogether.
Whether you are new to chicken keeping or a seasoned veteran, chances are you have heard the term chicken math! So just what does chicken math mean?
If you live in an area where roosters are allowed, here are the top three reasons why I keep a rooster around (or three), and you should too!
Looking for a chicken breed that would make a great backyard pet? Check out these 5 Best Chicken Breeds for Backyard Pets.
The Buff Orpington is a great dual purpose breed. They are known for their “fluffy” appearance as well as a gentle demeanor. Buff Orpingtons are a heavy breed, with good egg production, and are cold hardy. They are friendly, and affectionate, which makes them a great choice for children.
Ahh, summer! The long, warm, sunny days are here. Checkout our tips on dealing with summer’s heat and humidity in caring for your chickens.
Summer is almost here! Looking for a quick, healthy treat that will also help your chickens stay cool with the temperature soars? Try making these frozen snack cups for them to enjoy.
We recently asked our Facebook followers across the United States to give us their feedback regarding how much they sell a dozen chicken eggs for in their area.
See who the wonderful people are that work in our shipping department!
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.
While your flock of chickens are loving what they are doing they are filling their bellies up as well, which is great for them and also great for you. Their bellies are full on what nature is freely providing for them and they don’t need as much grain due to the extra protein intake, which makes you happy!
See what Meghan H has to say about owning chickens, and learn about all of the fun things that happen while Chickening. Chicken stories with Meyer Hatchery
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.
If you have chickens there is no reason to buy an inferior, preservative filled cake at the store when they are so simple to make at home.
Happy Earth Day from Meyer Hatchery! If you own chickens and also like to garden discover the benefits of poultry manure.
Have you ever wondered what it is like to receive chicks in the mail? Come along and follow Jess as she picks up her chicks from the local post office.
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. Check out our Chicken Coop Spring Cleaning checklist.