How Stress Can Impact Egg Production

If you’ve got backyard chickens, you’re likely to have them for one or several reasons. You like taking care of animals, you enjoy the companionship of birds in the backyard or you simply prefer the farm-fresh eggs they produce to the purchased ones. Regardless of your reason to have these birds, you likely take the ultimate care […]

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Benefits of Farm-fresh Eggs

If you’ve heard it said, “fresh is best,” this is true for many things, including the nutritional value and taste of a fresh-raised egg. Yes, eggs offer great nutritional benefits and are one of the few foods that can actually be classified as a “superfood.”   Eggs are a great source of protein while providing essential nutrients like vitamin […]

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Tips for Egg Care

Chicken or egg? If you’ve ever wondered which came first, you’ve likely already answered that. The chicks! You probably started your backyard chicken project with cute little chicks, but when those hens reach just between 5-6 months old, they should start laying eggs. There is nothing better than a farm-fresh egg for breakfast, but there […]

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