When you have your own backyard flock, you don’t have to settle for boring white and brown eggs. To get a colorful, varied egg basket you will need a variety of chicken breeds. Chickens can lay a variety of egg colors, depending on their breed, but each individual hen will only lay one color of […]
One of the most popular questions new chicken keepers ask is, should I wash my eggs? Commercial eggs are required to be pre-washed, and honestly, considering the living circumstances of many of the birds, it’s better that way. However, farm fresh eggs are a different story. You don’t actually NEED to wash your eggs, although […]
Chickens lay the most wonderful array of colors. Find out which breeds lay which colors so you can have a showy display of eggs in your kitchen or at your farm stand.
Interested in hatching your own cute baby chicks? First, you’ll need to be sure you have fertile eggs, of course! Use these tips to find out if your chickens’ eggs are fertile.
In our modern society, many of us have become so removed from our food that there are lots of myths swirling around about eggs. One of the most common (and unlikely!) fears surrounding eggs is that you could pull an egg from the fridge, crack it open and out pops a fully or partial formed […]
There is nothing worse than adding an egg to a bowl of ingredients only to found out that the egg was bad. Try these 3 ways to check those eggs for freshness before you add them to a recipe.