The Basics of Incubating Hatching Eggs

2022-03-10T16:02:48-08:00

Due to the life changing events of the global pandemic, many people have taken up new hobbies such as baking bread or curling. One less confusing hobby many people have dabbled in is hatching chicken eggs. When I was in elementary school, we incubated and hatched our own set of chicken eggs. We would take turns watching the eggs, checking the incubators temperature and humidity, and turning the eggs. We only had the eggs for about three weeks before they all hatched, and we got to see a bundle of cute chicks running around the class. A good time was

The Basics of Incubating Hatching Eggs2022-03-10T16:02:48-08:00

To Wash or Not to Wash your Eggs? That is the Question

2022-01-28T19:50:27-08:00

The discussion among backyard poultry owners about whether or not to wash the eggs you get from your hens can be a close second to politics or religion when it comes to conversations that don’t end well… Seriously, for some reason this is just one of those topics people get really adamant about.   So Should I Wash My Eggs? Big picture, no matter what people say online, don’t wash or dunk your backyard eggs. The reason is that eggs are porous. In fact, an average egg has between 6,000 and 10,000 pores that form an imperfect outer layer that

To Wash or Not to Wash your Eggs? That is the Question2022-01-28T19:50:27-08:00

Considerations for Selling Eggs

2020-11-13T10:51:50-08:00

You may have noticed more farmer’s markets and restaurants that source fresh products from surrounding areas since many people have recently refocused on “eating local.”  As part of this interest, many want to buy fresh, local eggs. The benefits of taking part in the buying or selling of these local fresh eggs include increased agriculture region awareness, socialization, and togetherness within your community.   If you have laying hens, you may be thinking about gathering and selling your eggs to meet your area’s demand for fresh eggs. This article discusses what you need to know before selling your eggs to provide

Considerations for Selling Eggs2020-11-13T10:51:50-08:00
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