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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

Meat Birds

Meat Shortages - Now What? Interview with Marie of Rusty Plow Farms. Part 1 of 3 Part Series

May 17, 2022

Meat Shortages - Now What? Interview with Marie of Rusty Plow Farms. Part 1 of 3 Part Series Many of us are noticing the limited or bare meat shelves at the local groceries stores along with the rising costs. What if you wer…

Meat Birds

Everything Meat Chickens

May 3, 2022

Considering raising meat chickens? The number of people wanting to raise their own chickens for meat is continually growing. Join us as we chat about all of the different meat chicken options Meyer Hatchery has to offer and …

DIY A-Frame Chicken Tractors with Kelsey Jorissen Olesen of Green Willow Homestead

April 19, 2022

In this episode, we chat with Kelsey Jorissen Olesen who owns and operates Green Willow Homestead, an 80-acre farm in Northwest Wisconsin. She and her husband, Paul, raise dairy goats, pastured hens, and cultivate a diverse …

What's New in 2022

April 5, 2022

Today we are talking about all of the new and exciting things Meyer Hatchery is offering for 2022. Whether you are looking for something unique to add to your flock, or want to try a new poultry type there may be something i…

Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily Interview

March 22, 2022

In this episode, we catch up with Lisa Steele, the well-known founder of Fresh Eggs Daily. Listen as Meyer Hatchery celebrates with Lisa on the release of her newest book; The Fresh Eggs Daily Cookbook. We are proud to be a …

Season 2 Episode 1: Avian Influenza

March 4, 2022

AI, also known as Avian Influenza or the bird flu, is something that is always present and continuously monitored by the USDA. Recently there have been increased reports of a Eurasian H5 strain of high pathogenic Avian Influ…

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 Host

Amanda was born and raised in southern California but now calls Ohio her home. As a homesteading mother of three, she keeps busy with various homestead and 4-H projects. With over 20 years of hands-on poultry experience, she can use her knowledge to assist others in diving into the poultry world. Amanda was hired on as a remote customer service representative almost five years ago, assisting customers via the customer chat option on the website and answering emails. Meyer Hatchery has allowed her to grow professionally and utilize her talents. Amanda now fills the role of Remote Customer Service Team Lead and helps support, train, and equip the customer service team with the tools and knowledge they need to provide each customer the customer service experience they deserve. Amanda is not camera shy and loves helping create video content across all of our platforms, and was the first in the industry to do “Coop Tours”.