Kids’ Corner

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

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 the money they …

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

“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 what was going …

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

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 affordable sources of …

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

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 recognized by the …

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

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! I have both …

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

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 before and thought …

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