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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

All About Roosters

Oct. 22, 2021

For many backyard chicken keepers, having a rooster is part of keeping a flock. For new keepers, you could be questioning the addition of one. Despite the stories, you may have heard there are a lot of pros and cons to raisi…

Pumpkins, Spice and Everything Nice!

Oct. 19, 2021

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about pumpkins, squash, and all things spice! Fall is officially in the air and the leaves are changing color. Many folks claim Autumn as their favorite season, and if you have ever seen chi…

Homesteaders of America Conference 2021

Oct. 15, 2021

Today we’re sharing some of the common questions we answered from our trip to the Homesteaders of America conference in Virginia. You may have noticed a brief pause in our podcast production as we traveled over 350 miles to …

Meyer Moment: Fall Predators

Oct. 5, 2021

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about Fall predators. Predator protection is paramount, to most chicken keepers at any point in the year, but each season brings its own concerns and predators. As the weather cools and leav…

The Best Of Series

The Best of Guards

Oct. 1, 2021

Today we’re talking about guards, as part of our Best Of Series. We dedicate one episode per month to this series, covering the very best of each month's topic. For the month of October, we’re going to dive into the best bre…

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 …

About the Hosts


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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!


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