Eggs & Meat

Exploring How Feed Affects Egg Yolk Color

Add to Favorites By Doug Ottinger – Many chicken owners know that egg yolk color is heavily influenced by the feed their birds eat. But do they really understand how …

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What Does Blood in Chicken Eggs Mean?
July 25, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites When you raise your own flock of backyard chickens long enough, you will likely encounter all kinds of odd eggs, including blood in chicken eggs. From tiny fairy …

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Selling Eggs as a Business on the Homestead
July 25, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

There are chickens in the backyard, eggs all over the kitchen, and you might be thinking “maybe it’s time to start selling eggs.”

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Victoria Sponge Cake
July 23, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Because of her affection for “taking tea” each afternoon, Queen Victoria delighted in the array of sweets and sandwiches that her cooks created in the kitchen but always insisted on having her “sponge” as the main attraction.

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Chicken Shawarma
July 23, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Shawarma is a Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern dish traditionally made with chicken or lamb. Chefs cut meat into thin slices and stack them on a large skewer, then slow-roast them before slicing off pieces to eat with
flatbread and sauces. Modern shawarma can also be made with beef or turkey.

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Is Poultry Processing Equipment Rental a Viable Option?

Add to Favorites By Doug Ottinger – A challenge small poultry producers face bringing their products to market is staying in compliance with health laws. Poultry processing equipment rental may …

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Tips for Freezing Eggs
July 18, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

When you have an abundance, do you need ideas regarding what to do with lots of eggs? Here are some tips for freezing eggs to use when the hens stop laying.

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How To Tell If Eggs Are Bad
July 18, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Ever wondered how to tell if eggs are bad or not? Today I hope to clarify a few things, including the shortcomings of the classic egg float test.

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How Blue Eggs Get Their Color
July 4, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Growing up in New England,  I lived across the street from my grandparents’ chicken farm. I am not sure which chicken breeds they raised, so I don’t know about the different colored chicken eggs they had.

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What Causes Deformed Chicken Eggs and Other Egg Abnormalities?
July 4, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Egg abnormalities and deformed chicken eggs occur with almost every breed of hen at some point in her egg laying career. Eggs laid by non-commercially bred hens vary considerably in size, shape, and color.

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