A Guide to Chicken Breeds for Your Backyard 

backyard boost guide to chicken breeds

Chicken Breeds Variety is the spice of life. When selecting the ideal chicken breeds to raise in your backyard, there is more than enough variety to choose from. Do you want to raise birds that are known merely for their productivity? Do you want to raise friendly chicken breeds? Or do you want to raise […]

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How Many Eggs Does a Chicken Lay a Day? 

How Many Eggs Does a Chicken Lay a Day

The long-time debate, “which came first, the chicken or the egg?” will outlive all of us. However, there is one question that many chicken enthusiasts ask that we can answer: how many eggs does a chicken lay a day?   Chickens typically lay eggs daily or near daily. However, the exact number of eggs a chicken […]

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How One Poultry Enthusiast Boosted Her Hatching Rates

Terra Sellers has always enjoyed raising chickens. She grew up with chickens. And two years ago, purchased a “few” pet chickens for her then 2-year-old son Brennex to enjoy. However, as the time has passed, the number of pets has increased to a small hobby farm and an opportunity to teach Brennex about the responsibilities […]

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Put More Eggs in your Basket with Backyard Boost® Daily Essentials, Now with AO-Biotics® EQE

Have you seen egg prices at the supermarket lately? Paying 50 cents or more per egg will give anyone something to cluck about. Now, poultry enthusiasts can get excited about their flock’s nutrition and potential for more sellable eggs with Backyard Boost® Daily Essentials. Daily Essentials now comes with AO-Biotics® EQE, the first-and-only AO postbiotic […]

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Getting Ready for Egg Laying

Baby chicks are cute, but as they grow into hens the real fun begins – they start laying eggs! It’s rewarding to go out to the coop a few times each day to find the latest egg in a nesting box just waiting for you. Fresh-laid eggs are a great nutritional source and taste delicious.  […]

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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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