Meyer Hatchery’s blog shares a homesteader’s first-time chicken processing experience from start to finish.
Green Muscle Disease is a condition that happens in large meat chickens that grow rapidly. Read more about how to prevent it.
The Homesteaders Of America event attendees had lots of chicken-related questions for Kendra and Jeff on tractors, predators, and breeds.
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.
Questioning the difference between male, female & st.run broilers? Hear the benefits of raising female cornish cross broilers from Marie of Meyer Hatchery!