Understanding all the letters and numbers on egg cartons
Source: Understanding The Coding On Egg Cartons | Community Chickens
The Iron Oak Farm Year of the Chicken It’s Spring! And for most, the chicken keeping year starts in the spring. Perhaps you’re bringing home your first chicks, or maybe last year’s pullets are beginning to lay. Maybe you’re collecting eggs for the incubator, or maybe you’re a seasoned chicken keeper who’s just thankful …
Source: The Year of the Chicken: Collecting Hatching Eggs | Community Chickens
The Rhode Island Red Chicken came about in the same Frankenstein-ish type of way that has given birth to so many other popular heritage chicken breeds.
Source: An American Classic: The Rhode Island Red – eFowl Blog
The most comprehensive chart of eggshell problems I’ve ever run across can help you diagnose what’s wrong with your chickens.
Source: Why Does my Egg Look Weird? Eggshell Quality Problems in Backyard Chickens | Fresh Eggs Daily®
If you have backyard chickens – or are considering a flock – then you’ve probably heard or read of the negative aspects of having a few birds in your backyard. – They’re nosiy, they carry germs, they stink, they’re hard to take care of… To a few folks – all of those concerns or complaints …
Source: Backyard Chicken Safety – Campylobacter | Community Chickens
Read more about the difficulties of sexing day old baby chicks, and learn why you may not end up receiving all the females that you thought you purchased.
Source: How Accurate is Baby Chick Sexing? – eFowl Blog