Are These Eggs Fresh?

Are These Eggs Fresh?

Are These Eggs Fresh? As chicken owners, we can all relate to the large abundance of eggs our hens provide for our family and friends. While most of our birds will consistently lay in their nest boxes, it is not uncommon to have a sneaky hen or two that choose their...
Breed Spotlight: The Cream Legbar

Breed Spotlight: The Cream Legbar

Breed Spotlight: The Cream Legbar The Legbar chicken breed is quite popular in the United Kingdom, where the breed was first developed in the 1930s. But in spite of the Legbar’s chatty personality, great foraging ability, and production of sky blue eggs, it isn’t a...
What Is a Bantam Chicken and Why Own Them?

What Is a Bantam Chicken and Why Own Them?

What Is a Bantam Chicken and Why Own Them? You may have heard about bantam chickens, but what are they, and why are they so small!? Bantams are a small variety of fowl, typically chickens and even ducks. Bantams tend to be a quarter to half the size of a standard-size...
A Year With Chickens

A Year With Chickens

A Year With Chickens   Follow along with Jeff and Kendra, hosts of “The Coop With Meyer Hatchery” podcast,  as they share each month what you need to know for keeping chickens. They discuss things to consider for housing, predators, feeding, and much...