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Find out answers to common questions about raising chickens and eggs.
Whip up a quick breakfast that everyone will enjoy! Add egg, cornmeal and honey to browned sausage for a complete breakfast in a single patty!
Start to Finish: 10 minutes Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray 1 link country-style chicken breakfast sausage 1 egg 2 tablespoons...
Create a long-term flock care plan before purchasing new chicks.
A Virginia woman shares her tips on how to raise chickens like the old-timers did
Lisa Steele’s family has been raising chickens for five-generations, and she now has her own small flock on her Suffolk, Virginia, farm. She’s also a writer and thought others would be...
Why Deb Miller thinks "a bad day on the farm is still better than a good day in the office."
Alexis Koefoed realized that hindsight was 20/20
For years, Alexis Koefoed of Vacaville, California drove by a bare piece of land that she dreamed of owning. When it came up for sale in the late 90’s, she convinced her husband Eric that they...
Lucie Amundsen's egg business proves that "local chicks are better"
A couple of years ago, Jason and Lucie Amundsen of Wrenshaw, Minnesota sold their first pasture-raised egg from their backyard chicken flock. All of their hens are named Lola, and their business is...
Forget the packaged egg dye kits this year, and use items from the kitchen to color your Easter eggs! Try one of these simple recipes, or make up your own and see what colors you get!
When you crack open an egg you see the white, the yolk, and maybe some red
Fried eggs are a typical Sunday meal at my house. I think once or twice we’ve seen a tiny bit of blood in the yolk, but it didn’t bother us any. It was just part of the egg and we...
Paper-thin shells could mean a nutritional deficiency
Chicken eggs with thin shells are unattractive, and very susceptible to damage. Danny Thornton is a retired poultry instructor at Mississippi State University. He says a thin egg shell will be...