How A Hen’s Diet Affects Her Eggs

How A Hen’s Diet Affects Her Eggs

How A Hen’s Diet Affects Her Eggs After carefully raising your layer chicks from arrival at your post office until they are fully feathered and moved outside into their “big girl” coop, the long wait begins until you get that first egg. Many of us put a lot of thought...
How to Identify and Treat an Egg Bound Hen

How to Identify and Treat an Egg Bound Hen

How to Identify and Treat an Egg Bound Hen When a hen has an egg stuck inside her oviduct and is having difficulty passing it, that is a term we chicken keepers call being egg bound. Regardless of the cause, a hen that is egg bound has a life-threatening emergency. If...
How Long Does It Take A Hen To Lay An Egg?

How Long Does It Take A Hen To Lay An Egg?

How Long Does It Take A Hen To Lay An Egg?   How Long From Chick to First Egg? You know the saying, “Good things come to those who wait”. When starting with day old chicks one must have a bit of patience as it will be a while before you collect that first farm...