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How To Stop My Eggs From Freezing?

How To Stop My Eggs From Freezing?

Once the temperature starts falling, we know it’s not going to be long before we are making several trips per day to the coop to collect eggs. There is only one thing worse than getting to the nest boxes and finding all the eggs frozen- and that is your chickens not laying eggs at all! The […]

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Hens Need Calcium – There’s No Ifs, Ands, or Buts About It!

hens and calcium

What makes hens need calcium? A lack of calcium can lead to weakened eggshells, which means the eggs are more likely to be broken during transport. In addition, a lack of calcium will weaken bones and make breaking them easier. The good news is that you don’t have to worry about this happening because you […]

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Top 10 Chicken Breeds That Lay The Largest Eggs

Top 10 Chicken Breeds That Lay The Largest Eggs

Believe it or not, chicken eggs are quite scientifically classified. And most people will be surprised to know that it’s not so much size that denotes Pee-wee’s classifications through Jumbo, but weight.  So what are the chicken breeds that lay large eggs? Weight is pretty much down to the ounce—six ounces set apart small from large and large from jumbo. […]

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What Are Quail Eggs Are Used For?

quail eggs

Chances are, you’ve consumed quite a few chicken eggs in your lifetime, and you’ve found yourself here because you’re interested in learning more about what quail eggs are used for.  Well, you’re lucky because quail eggs are often on the menu on our farm.  But let’s back up a second and clarify: quail eggs are […]

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Blue Chicken Eggs and Blue Egg Layers (Up To 300 per Year!)

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Chickens that lay blue eggs are few and far between. As we shall see, getting blue eggs is a bit more complex than getting a brown or white egg. It is a genetic trait and one that has become very popular over the last few years! Almost everyone enjoys a variety of colors in the […]

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How Chickens Make Eggs and 3 Common Egg Laying Problems

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An egg contains a phenomenal amount of nutrition for its size, but you already knew that right? An average egg contains a mere 75 calories but gives you 7g protein, 5g fat, and 1.5g of saturated fat. In addition, it gives you vitamins A, D, B12, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, choline, carotenoids and cholesterol! And […]

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Hatching Eggs – Everything You Need To Know

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn towards getting or hatching some chicks, so we thought we would dedicate this article to hatching eggs whether they be your own hens or bought eggs. There are a few important points to know when hatching for the first time, so if you are a hatching novice, […]

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Cage-Free vs Free-Range Eggs: Differences and Which is Better

the difference between cage free eggs vs free range eggs

Humans have a long-standing love affair with eggs. It makes sense, actually, because eggs are not only rich in flavor but also full of nearly every nutrient our body needs–and craves. Besides the fact that eggs are rich in nutrients, they also provide protein and build muscle, which is especially essential for those who have […]

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How to Sell Backyard Chicken Eggs

Sell backyard chicken eggs

It’s unlikely you will become a millionaire when you sell backyard chicken eggs. However, you should be able to generate a small income that can at least cover feed costs. A basic primer on how to sell chicken eggs, whether you have a small amount every week or if you have a more significant amount […]

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How To Tell Which Hens Are Laying Eggs

how to tell which hen is laying eggs

You have hens laying eggs, but minimal eggs – why is that? What’s happening? It could be environmental, nutritional, seasonal, or just a particular breed of bird. Sometimes you aren’t even sure which hens are laying – or not. Today we are going to look at how you can check to see which of your […]

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