Good Egg Laying Breeds

2024-04-02T20:28:49-07:00

Egg-cellent Eggs! The Best Egg Laying Breeds for Your Backyard Needs Raising your own laying hens, right from the comfort of your backyard, can save you a trip to the grocery store and let you consume more of the perfect protein source in your everyday life! However, it may be difficult trying to decide which laying breeds are best suited for your space, needs, environment, and overall egg-cellent! Whether you’re experienced with raising backyard poultry for eggs or completely new to this way of life, it’s important to consider different egg laying breeds and weigh their similarities and differences.  

Good Egg Laying Breeds2024-04-02T20:28:49-07:00

How to Interpret Misshapen Eggs

2023-04-27T23:03:34-07:00

Misshapen eggs from chickens can be caused by a variety of diseases, conditions, and environmental factors. Here are some of the most common causes of misshapen eggs: Infectious bronchitis: This is a viral respiratory disease that affects chickens and can cause misshapen eggs, as well as reduced egg production and fertility. Egg drop syndrome: This is a viral disease that can cause soft-shelled, misshapen, or shell-less eggs. This disease can also cause a decrease in egg production. While the virus is naturally occurring in waterfowl such as ducks and geese, EDS occasionally finds its way into domestic chickens Avian influenza:

How to Interpret Misshapen Eggs2023-04-27T23:03:34-07:00

Collecting Eggs: Dos and Don’ts

2022-11-10T01:33:54-08:00

Eggs are in many ways the ultimate food.  They come in their own protective shell, they can be eaten alone for breakfast, lunch or dinner and they are one of the key and healthy ingredients to many dishes including desserts.  In addition, eggs have historically served as an inexpensive source of high-quality protein, containing all the essential amino acids required by humans as part of a balanced diet. Compared to other food animals, chickens are relatively easy to raise and provide eggs in a short period of time. However, like other foods, eggs are susceptible to food-borne pathogens and can

Collecting Eggs: Dos and Don’ts2022-11-10T01:33:54-08:00
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