Most people get into chicken keeping lured in by the promise of fresh eggs (then they discover there is more to love than just eggs)! So how can you ensure you make the most of your backyard egg makers?
We’ll take a look at 10 common laying issues chicken owners may run across, along with possible explanations–including double yolked eggs, very tiny eggs, wrinkled eggs, and thin-shelled eggs.
Fresh eggs, is there anything better? Not in my book! But when you first start raising hens for some backyard fresh eggs there can be some confusion over cleaning, storing and determining the freshness of those delicious eggs. Today I hope to share just about everything you need to know about your farm fresh eggs! […]
Eggs are one of the best sources of protein available to us. Raising hens for eggs means that you have easy access to one of the few high quality affordable sources of protein. Another reason to say nothing beats poultry farming in your backyard! Did you know that there are 12 essential vitamins, minerals and […]
You go out to gather your fresh eggs and instead of finding a big fat, juicy egg, you find a little teeny tiny one. What in the world is going on? Is my chicken ok? Well, I’ll tell ya…
We have 8 hens. We get 6-8 eggs every day. There are only 4, soon to be 3, of us in the house. That ends up being a lot of eggs every week. After doing some research on what to do with this overflow of eggs that we had I decided on dehydrating. I could […]