Eggs & Meat

Chicken Breed Does Affect Taste and Texture

As with all types of livestock, chicken breed does indeed affect meat taste and texture.

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Pros and Cons of Red Ranger Chickens vs. Cornish Cross Chickens
March 25, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

When it comes to choosing which meat chickens to raise, there are several options available. Broilers such as the Cornish Cross chicken and the Red Ranger chicken generally are the most popular as they efficiently and quickly convert their food to meat, while yielding a heavier dressed bird than heritage breeds.

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Buying a Carton of Eggs? Get the Labeling Facts First
March 24, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

As backyard chicken keepers, we normally don’t have to worry about buying a carton of eggs from the store. We have the luxury of walking out to the coop and grabbing fresh eggs to use in our kitchen.

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Do Eggs Need to Be Refrigerated and Washed?
March 23, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Do eggs need to be refrigerated and washed? If you keep backyard chickens, the washing and storage of eggs are the two most controversial egg-related topics among avid owners of backyard chickens.

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Ordering Hatching Eggs: Chickens First Class!
March 16, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Sunny Miller-O’Connor offers plenty of tips for ordering hatching eggs: chickens, quail, or any other poultry. She has been incubating mail-order hatching eggs for years.

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Everything Worth Knowing About Chicken Eggs
March 14, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

“It was a brave man who first ate an oyster,” Jonathon Swift said, but the first person to eat an egg must have been even braver. Or very, very hungry. Imagine breaking open an egg, not knowing what you’ll find inside! 

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Incubating Duck Eggs with Chicken Eggs
March 12, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

If you have already tried incubating chicken eggs, you know how addicting it can be. Have you tried incubating duck eggs?

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Brown vs. White Eggs
February 27, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Brown vs. white eggs — is one more nutritious than the other? Are white eggs bleached? What is the difference between white and brown eggs?

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Raising Heritage Poultry as a Sustainable Meat Source
February 27, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

I stumbled upon an article about raising dual-purpose heritage poultry breeds. The idea of utilizing poultry for both eggs and meat, as a sustainable option, enticed me.

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Broken Arrow Farm

Paul and Bailey Eitel of Newcastle, Wyoming are no strangers to hard work, ingenuity and agricultural opportunity. Their passion for farm-to-table wholesome food products has driven the genesis of Broken Arrow Farm, where they raise and harvest over 800 fryer chickens for their local community each year.

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