An egg is an egg is an egg….or is it? I wanted to know how all the different types of eggs homesteaders produce compare. So I set out to find as much information as I could about guinea, quail, duck, turkey, goose, chicken and even ostrich eggs I found out that a guinea egg has […]
You have a full flock of hens but your egg basket is regularly empty. What gives? There are a lot of reasons why your hens might not be laying. From age to illness, almost anything can go wrong and cause a hen to stop laying. Luckily, many of these reasons are easily fixed!
Deviled eggs are such a wonderful, easy side dish for barbecue get togethers and picnics. I’ve tried so many different recipes over the years, but I do believe I finally came up with my favorite – Carolina Barbecue Deviled Eggs.
No one wants an over cooked egg, especially with hard boiled eggs, with their ugly gray ring around the yolk. But under-cooked eggs can be just as frustrating! So how do you make the perfect hard-boiled egg with all those beautiful, farm fresh eggs you have? After much trial and error, I’ve finally nailed the […]
As more people become concerned with where there food is coming from, backyard chickens have been exploding in popularity. We started raising our own chickens after watching the documentary Food, Inc. Needless to say it changed our lives and the way we look at our food.. If you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend it. […]
All chicken keepers find egg shapes that appear funny. Maybe a better term would be odd. Egg shapes can be clues to something deeper going on in the hen’s body. These deeper issues can be passing, and not really a problem. Or, in some cases, the odd egg shapes can be warning signs that we […]