Kids’ Corner

Make a Weed Salad with Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Chickens
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites There are lots of edible weeds that grow in most parts of the country including plantain, clover, chickweed, and purslane. Dandelion benefits in a weed salad are …

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10 Chicken-Feeding Facts

Add to Favorites By Tiffany Towne, Nutrena Poultry Expert Some say chickens are simple animals. We say they are amazing! Like humans, though, a wholesome diet can make a big …

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Modern Tips for Hatching Eggs for Kids in Classrooms
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites The rules have changed. When I was a kid, hatching eggs for kids in schools was as simple as bringing in eggs and an incubator. The eggs …

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10 Hilarious Chicken Questions (Like Why Are Some Eggs Brown?)
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Chicken egg color is determined by the breed of the hen that laid the egg. Different breeds lay different colored chicken eggs. For instance, the white eggs seen in grocery stores are most likely laid by a White Leghorn.

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A Business Lesson Learned Raising Chickens for Meat

Add to Favorites By Joel Yourdon – My two oldest boys Brodrek (10) and Wyatt (9) decided they wanted to start a business raising fryers. They saved their Christmas money and …

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How Do Chickens Lay Eggs?
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites “I can’t buy your eggs anymore,” was the astonishing announcement made by a college student who had been one of my best customers. I had to know …

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Egg Facts: 5 Reasons To Eat Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Eggs add the perfect punch of protein to our diets. Raising hens for eggs means that you have easy access to one of the few high quality …

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A Guide to Different Colored Chicken Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Imagine the excitement of peering into your nesting boxes and finding a rainbow of different colored eggs every day. There are more than 60 breeds of chickens …

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Hatching Duck Eggs: Can Chickens Hatch Ducks?
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites All of my experience hatching duck eggs led me to ask the question: Will chickens foster eggs from another species and raise them? The answer was, absolutely! …

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How to Make Nest Box Curtains
February 20, 2019 · · Coops, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites By Erin Phillips – DIY nest box curtains are an easy and useful addition to any chicken coop design. Maybe you’ve seen them in photos of coops …

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