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The Coop with Meyer Hatchery

The Coop with Meyer Hatchery

The Coop with Meyer Hatchery is a place where we talk all things poultry, in hopes of inspiring crazy chicken keepers and educating future flock owners. Together we'll take a more in-depth look at poultry-related care and the questions we commonly hear. The Coop also offers a new view on behind-the-scenes with Meyer Hatchery and features minisode interviews with industry leaders.

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Recent Episodes

Meyer Moments

Meyer Moment: High Protein Treats

Sept. 28, 2021

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about protein. While it may sound boring, protein is absolutely essential to the health of a chicken. Eggs, feathers, and everything in between need a steady supply of good protein. Chicken …

Winterize Your Garden (With Chickens!)

Sept. 24, 2021

Today we’re talking about winterizing your garden, with chickens of course! For most of us throughout the Northern United States, our gardens have hit their peak and are starting to dwindle. As you pick through and work to p…

Meyer Moments

Meyer Moment: Social Structure

Sept. 21, 2021

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about the social structure of a chicken flock. You’ve heard of the pecking order, but beyond being the top bird or being last on the rung, there is a unique social structure within each and …

Kendra's New Poultry Type

Sept. 17, 2021

Today we’re talking about Kendra’s Newest Poultry Type. Kendra's raised chickens, bantams, ducks, quail, guineas, and turkeys on my homestead - but just this week, I’ve added a new poultry type! Any guesses… I’ll give you a…

Meyer Moments

Meyer Moment: Will You Leave The Lights On?

Sept. 14, 2021

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about leaving the lights on. As daylight slowly fades away this time of year, do you leave the lights on in your coop? The question often begins with electricity in the coop building stage. …

Fall Chicks

Sept. 10, 2021

When it comes to getting chicks, most keepers think of the Spring season. But in my opinion, any time of year is a good time for chickens! Ok, maybe not the dead of winter but as we face the beginning of fall don’t hesitate …

About the Hosts

Kendra

Podcast Host

Kendra is no stranger to poultry keeping with five years of experience raising chickens, bantams, ducks, turkeys, quail, and guineas on her Michigan homestead. She has worked for Meyer Hatchery for 3 years, initially helping customers as Meyer Hatchery's first omnichannel support member through chat, phone, and email. Her role quickly transitioned onto the Meyer Hatchery's Marketing Team, designing the catalog, leading the brand ambassador program, attending events, and hosting The Coop! When she's not working, you can find Kendra cooking, gardening, or throwing ball for her two dogs, Coot & Willy!

Jeff

Podcast Host