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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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How to Hatch Chicken Eggs

By Don Schrider – It is time to begin preparations for breeding and collecting eggs for hatching. Anyone can have great success in learning how to hatch chicken eggs; all …

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When, Why and How to Deworm Chickens

Most chickens have worms of one sort or another, and an otherwise healthy chicken can tolerate a modest worm load. A heavy worm load, however, can impair a chicken’s immune …

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What Causes Deformed Chicken Eggs and Other Egg Abnormalities?
February 22, 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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What Does it Mean When a Chicken Lays a Lash Egg?
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Ever heard of a lash egg? Odds are you probably haven’t. It can be a one-time occurrence or it can be an uncommon symptom of an illness that is actually …

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Ask the Expert —December 2015/January 2016

Broody For Too Long? We have a six-month-old Bantam hen, “Little Girl,” who has been brooding for 24 days. We took away her eggs in the chicken house and in …

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