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What Causes Deformed Chicken Eggs and Other Egg Abnormalities?
August 31, 2019 · · 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, …

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Ask the Expert: Egg-Bound Chickens and Other Laying Issues

Do you have questions about egg-bound chickens and other laying issues? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Spontaneous Sex Reversal – Is That My Hen Crowing?!
July 12, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Have you heard a hen crowing when you know you don’t keep roosters? Jeff Goldblum’s groovy scientist character in the 1993 blockbuster, “Jurassic Park,” comments that “life finds a way” …

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How a Chicken Lays an Egg Inside of an Egg
July 6, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

When raising chickens for eggs, expect the unexpected. Though quite rare, it is well-known that occasionally a hen will lay an egg inside of an egg. The cause of this phenomenon …

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Alternatives to Culling Chickens
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

My oldest chicken is eight years old. She still manages to pop out a handful of eggs a year, but they’re usually wrinkled and a bit misshapen with thin shells. …

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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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