The Dominique chicken breed is perhaps the original chicken breed to the US. The Dominique could be found on nearly every backyard flock in the early days.
Amanda has hatched turkey poults allowing a broody turkey hen to set and hatch her babies. Read about the considerations on allowing your hen to set.
Today the Presidential turkey pardon is an annual American tradition that is celebrated every Thanksgiving. Many people wonder how this odd tradition came to be. Let’s dive into the history of how the President got involved with giving one turkey a second chance each November on the White House lawn.
Amanda and Sarah with the Meyer Hatchery customer service team raised heritage turkeys to gain valuable knowledge to share with you on the blog.
But what are heritage breeds? What’s the big deal about heritage breeds? Which Meyer breeds are heritage breeds? Let’s discuss all of your questions!