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 […]
There’s plenty of debate among chicken keepers as to whether or not to light their coops in the winter months. This time of year the days are shorter and the temperatures are not getting any warmer, but does that mean you should consider supplemental light in your chicken house? There are many reasons that chicken […]
Do you have eggs coming out of your ears? The perfect sign could unload some of those eggs and even finance your poultry adventures. Sure, you could put up one of those generic plastic signs, but why not have a bit of fun with it? I’m going to show you how I made my new […]
Do you have too many eggs on your hands? A great way to use a batch of eggs quickly is to pickle them. Pickled eggs are extremely easy to make up and are a yummy, nutritious snack that can be enjoyed as a side to a meal, on a sandwich, or as a treat by […]
If you raise chickens for eggs for your family, sooner or later you will end up with a chicken that turns out to be a rooster instead of a hen. Here are some suggestions on how to get through the tough times and mild aggression that can present itself with a rooster. It is possible […]
Farm fresh, hard boiled eggs have a reputation for being difficult to peel. If you need pretty hard boiled eggs and don’t want to wait for them to age, try steaming them instead!