Eggs & Meat

Weird Things Found In Eggs
May 13, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

It’s one thing to find oddly-shaped eggs, but what about weird things found in eggs? From parasites to foreign objects, strange things can find their way in

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How Old Do Chickens Need to Be to Lay Eggs? — Chickens in a Minute Video
May 10, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites At Backyard Poultry, we love to tackle common reader questions, such as why have my chickens stopped laying? and why are my chickens laying soft eggs? With our popular Chickens …

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Hatching Duck Eggs: When Fertile Eggs Don’t Hatch
May 6, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

I recently ventured into hatching duck eggs, an area that I had previously avoided ever since we started keeping ducks. Not only am I allowing Margarita, our broody duck to sit on fertile eggs, I am actually encouraging it.

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Chicken Cutlets: Florentine and Marmalade
April 26, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Like many of you, chicken is a standby in our meal rotation. Lately, I’ve been using chicken cutlets instead of whole breast halves.

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BBQ Chicken Tortilla Trend

I don’t know about your family, but here, we love fair week! The 4-H projects: blue ribbons, class champions, and Best of Show.

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Brown vs. White Eggs
April 22, 2021 · · 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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Candling Eggs and Advanced Techniques for Artificial Incubation & Hatching

By Rob Banks, England – Candling eggs is an age-old technique that has modern applications in incubating and hatching poultry. After studying the incubation of many species and breeds it became clear to me that almost all eggs follow a similar process during incubation and hatching.

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8 Reasons To Hatch Eggs In An Incubator
April 19, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Why on earth would anyone bother hatching eggs in an incubator when it’s so much easier to let a broody hen do all the work?

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Making the Most of Your Backyard Eggs

Can you do anything to influence the appearance and quality of your eggs? The truth is that you can, and it almost all boils down to nutrition.

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Wondering How to Wash Fresh Eggs? It’s Safer Not To!
April 14, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Americans tend to be germaphobes, which probably explains why we need to know how to wash fresh eggs. Maybe it comes from a deeply rooted cultural mindset that “cleanliness is next to Godliness.”

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