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Sustainability

At Meyer Hatchery, we think that chickens and other poultry are a great step towards a more sustainable future. But that’s just the beginning. Explore our sustainability tips, chickens in permaculture, egg preservation, ingenious ways to utilize your fresh eggs, and essential guides for processing your poultry. We’re here to support you through your poultry journey and be your partners in building a resilient, self-sufficient future.

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All About Eggs

Dive into topics like color, freshness, preservation, nutrition, and some egg-cellent recipes!

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Heritage Breeds and the Livestock Conservancy

But what are heritage breeds? What’s the big deal about heritage breeds? Which Meyer breeds are heritage breeds? Why does the Livestock Conservancy matter? Let’s discuss all of your questions!

Meyer Hatchery Day Old Chicks Meyer Meal Maker Free Chick

Meyer Meal Maker

An egg-cellent addition. You can add a Meyer Meal Maker to every Meyer Hatchery Order. A free chick program to help you provide food to your community.

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Book Recommendations from Meyer Hatchery
Too Many Eggs by Mimi Smith-Dvorak Meyer Hatchery
The Small-Scale Poultry Flock Joel Salatin Meyer Hatchery
Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook by Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman Meyer Hatchery

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Dual Purpose Breeds

Delaware Chicken Meyer Hatchery Day Old Chicks
Wheaten Marans Chick Day Old Meyer Hatchery
Easter Egger Day Old Chick Meyer Hatchery
Silver Penciled Plymouth Rock
Golden Laced Wyandotte Day Old Chick Meyer Hatchery
Salmon Faverolles Day Old Chicks Meyer Hatchery

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Meyer Hatchery Blog Posts

Check out all of our egg-cellent blog posts for sustainability. We cover a variety of topics so you’re egg-cellently informed. If there is another topic you would like to see, please reach out!

Cost Effectively Raising Meat Birds

Cost Effectively Raising Meat Birds

Discover cost-effective strategies for raising meat birds with our comprehensive blog. Whether you’re a budget-conscious beginner or want to optimize expenses, find valuable insights and a free downloadable feed cost PDF here.

October Book of the Month: Butchering Chickens

October Book of the Month: Butchering Chickens

Master poultry processing with our October book of the month. Dive into knife choice, equipment, sanitation, slaughter, butchering, and packaging. Step-by-step guidance with vivid photos.

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Help Desk Articles

If you haven’t already, don’t miss out on visiting the Meyer Hatchery Help Desk. We have great resources on a variety of poultry related topics. You’re sure to learn something new!

Egg Production Tracker Download Meyer Hatchery
How Often Will My Chickens Lay Eggs? Meyer Hatchery Help Desk
What is the anatomy of an egg? Meyer Hatchery Help Desk Article

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Meyer Hatchery Sustainability Supplies

Red Lake Diatomaceous Earth

Red Lake Earth – Diatomaceous Earth

Coated Metal Egg Basket
 8 Dozen Capacity Meyer Hatchery

Coated Metal Egg Basket

Chicken Tractor Plans - Instant Download Meyer Hatchery

Chicken Tractor Plans – Instant Download

Acacia Wood Egg Tray Meyer Hatchery Egg decor

Acacia Wood Egg Tray

Broody Hen Coop Plans - Instant Download

Broody Hen Coop Plans – Instant Download

Nesting Box Blend Meyer Hatchery

Nesting Box Blend

Chick Shipping Box Meyer Hatchery

Chick Shipping Box

Vintage Metal Egg Basket Meyer Hatchery

Vintage Metal Egg Basket

10 Hole Nest Box

10-Hole Nest Box

Turf Nest Pad Meyer Hatchery

Turf Nest Pad