Spooky Myths about Backyard Chickens Part 3: You Need a Rooster to Produce Eggs

The days are getting closer to that magical, witching night. And the myths about our boo-tiful backyard birds are getting even scarier. Let’s take a look at this week’s myth and determine if it is indeed fact or fiction!   Myth #3: A rooster, or multiple roosters are required to produce eggs. That is for sure fiction! […]

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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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