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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

Integrating New Chicks

Sept. 20, 2022

Your baby chicks have turned into pullets and cockerels. It's time for them to move from the brooder to the coop! Jeff and Tessa discuss stress-free ways of introducing younger birds to your existing flock in this episode of…

Hatching Eggs, Incubators, and the Meyer Hatchery Fall Hatch-Along!

Sept. 6, 2022

The Meyer Hatchery Fall Hatch-Along is underway! With the right tools and fertile hatching eggs, you can join in on the wonderful experience of incubating chicks at home. Learn how to choose the right incubator for you and h…

Preserving Fresh Eggs

Aug. 23, 2022

Have you noticed a drop in production yet? Don't wait until it's too late. Preserving eggs for use through winter is easy and convenient. Listen as Jeff and Tessa discuss the options for preservation to help you decide which…

New Addition! Guinea Hatching Eggs

Aug. 10, 2022

Guinea hatching eggs have arrived! Discover the beautiful assortments of Guineas we now offer to incubate at home! https://www.meyerhatchery.com/Guinea-Fowl-p156354538 https://www.meyerhatchery.com/Guinea-Hatching-Eggs-c1300…


Gardening with Chickens and What's the Scoop on Chicken Poop?

July 26, 2022

Gardening with chickens can be a nuisance. Let's talk about how you can use your flock to benefit your garden and what your garden can do for your flock! Must have books for your chicken library: https://www.meyerhatchery.co…

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There is a new hen in The Coop!

July 25, 2022

Please join us in welcoming Tessa to The Coop Podcast Team!

About the Hosts

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Podcast Host

Jeff has been with Meyer Hatchery for nearly 10 years, but his poultry experience spans multiple decades. Keeping and showing all sorts of birds was a family affair for Jeff, wife, and his 5 kids, as they traveled around to midwest poultry events. His many years of experience have earned Jeff the status of semi-retired as he now enjoys traveling, ocean activities, and visiting his family.

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Podcast Co-Host

Tessa loves talking poultry and has worked for Meyer Hatchery for the past year and a half. When she isn't in front of the camera for YouTube or recording for The Coop, Tessa's passions are natural poultry keeping and homesteading self sufficiency. She and her three daughters love to create, paint, knit, and experiment with new recipes in the kitchen.