Chickens in education: Hands-on learning, responsibility, sustainable food, and compassion. Chickens making a positive impact on students.
Learn essential safety tips for using heat lamps when brooding baby chicks and small livestock. Avoid fire hazards and keep your animals safe.
Learn about incubating and hatching quail eggs to add a sustainable meat and egg supply to your homestead with Meyer Hatchery. Quail eggs are generally easier than chicken eggs to incubate and hatch at home.
Learn about common hatching egg issues, poor hatch rates and how to troubleshoot your incubator and hatching procedure.
Let your broody duck hatch ducklings for you. Read about some best practices in caring for a broody duck and her ducklings.
Hatching duck eggs using an incubator is a little more challenging than hatching chicken eggs, but it’s a rewarding challenge.
Hatching heritage-breed turkey eggs can be a great experience for your homestead. Read about Amanda’s technique using an incubator.
Amanda has hatched turkey poults allowing a broody turkey hen to set and hatch her babies. Read about the considerations on allowing your hen to set.
Despite all the legends and internet hacks, there is no way to truly tell if an egg is fertile unless you crack it open.
We do our best to ensure their safety during transit, there are many factors that are out of our control. If your chicks arrive weak, chilled or lethargic here are a few tips to help ensure their survival:
Hatching chicks in the classroom can be both rewarding and exciting, but is your classroom truly ready? Find out here!
Interested in ordering hatching eggs, but concerned about having them shipped? Check out how we pack our hatching eggs for safe shipping!
Hatching your own chicken eggs can be a rewarding and educational experience. This post can help to make sure you are prepared!