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Things You Never Thought You’d Say or Do Until Owning Chickens…

One of my favorite early chickening stories is that of my then 4 year old son, Bryce, whom I had just put to bed. A few minutes later I hear the screams and I ran in expecting the worst… “Moooooooooom! Sparkles pooped on my pillow!!!!!” For those of you who do not know who Sparkes is, she was a beautiful Silver Laced Wyandotte, the family favorite. So…. what did I do that I never thought I would before owning chickens? I made the house rule: No chickens in bed!

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The ChickQuest Program: Teachers Learn Too!

In November, Meyer Hatchery’s Customer Service team member Marie Nichols attended the GrowNextGen ChickQuest training seminar in Columbus, Ohio. Chick Quest is a third-grade classroom curriculum designed by educationprojects.org that gives teachers the tools to incorporate a life cycles unit into their instruction. The program engages students in a variety of hands-on activities, including the experience of incubating and hatching

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