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March 27, 2023

April Book of the Month: An Interview with Barbara Pleasant, author o…

Homegrown Pantry by Barbara Pleasant is our April Book of The Month pick. This book is a comprehensive resource for learning how to grow a wide variety of different food crops to fill your pantry and freezer. It covers the …

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Feb. 27, 2023

March Book of the Month: Interview with Lisa Steele, Author of Duck E…

Duck Eggs Daily is the third Book of the Month with Meyer Hatchery! Join Tessa and author Lisa Steele to explore the benefits of raising ducks, her experiences, and the misconceptions about raising ducks with your flock of ch...

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Feb. 14, 2023

Feed Concerns With Laying Hens

There is a lot of buzz about commercial poultry feed that can be misleading to both new and experienced poultry keepers. Today, Tessa shares insight on why hens don't lay through the winter, how you can plan for future winter...

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Jan. 30, 2023

First Time Chicken Keeping- February BOTM

You don't have to be a first-time chicken keeper for this book to be an essential part of your collection. First Time Chicken Keeping by Schneider and McCrea covers all areas of poultry care from before the arrival of your …

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Jan. 17, 2023

Chicken Chat: Planning a Chicken Garden

Welcome to our first Chicken Chat of 2023! We are starting off the year doing a little planning for gardening with our chickens. January is a great time to make your garden plans and order your seeds. Listen as Tessa …

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Dec. 30, 2022

Ann Larkin Hansen Interview BOTM 2023

The Backyard Homesteader Seasonal Planner is the first Book of the Month with Meyer Hatchery! Join Tessa and Jess as they interview the author, Ann Larkin Hansen, about her experiences, how she wrote this incredible book, and...

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Dec. 7, 2022

Meyer Hatchery Brand Ambassadors

If you love Meyer Hatchery, we have the perfect program for you! Applications are now open to be a Meyer Hatchery Brand Ambassador. Spread some love for your flock across social media and earn rewards, exclusive perks, and ge...

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Dec. 2, 2022

'Twas the Night Before Chickmas

Snuggle up with your favorite chicken lovers for a special poultry-themed reading of 'Twas The Night Before Chickmas with Meyer Hatchery. Happy Holidays from our coop to yours! 'Twas the first night of Chickmas, when all thro...

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Nov. 29, 2022

Holiday Gift Guide

The Meyer Hatchery store is packed full of great gifts and decor for the holidays. Cheryl, the Manager of the retail store and the purchaser for Meyer Hatchery, joins Tessa on The Coop to share what great items are available …

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Nov. 15, 2022

Using the Whole Bird

Running a no-waste household can feel like a challenge. Tessa and Jeff discuss how to use every part of the bird, from chickens and ducks to partridges and quail. Try some new ways to eliminate waste in your kitchen! Meat …

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Oct. 30, 2022

2023 Inventory Release

Meyer Hatchery chick release for 2023 is LIVE. Get your wishlist started and place your order for 2023 while inventory is hot! Listen to all the newest assortments and breeds that can be ordered starting today! View all new b...

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Oct. 4, 2022

Losses for the Experienced Poultry Owner

Poultry losses are hard whether it's your first flock or you're an experienced chicken keeper. In this episode of The Coop, Customer Service Team Member Linda shares her experiences with troubleshooting loss after years of ca...

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Sept. 20, 2022

Integrating New Chicks

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 ...

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Sept. 6, 2022

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

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 ho...

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Aug. 23, 2022

Preserving Fresh Eggs

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 ...

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Aug. 10, 2022

New Addition! Guinea Hatching Eggs

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-c13001...

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July 26, 2022

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

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.com...

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July 25, 2022

There is a new hen in The Coop!

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

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July 12, 2022

Turkey Talk

Join us as we chat all things turkey. Amanda and Jeff will be covering characteristics, needs, weights, and more. If you are thinking about adding turkeys to your homestead or just want to learn more you won't want to miss …

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June 28, 2022

Interview with Michael, Quail Expert

Meyer Hatchery is now offering quail hatching eggs. If you are considering trying your hand at hatching and/or raising quail, you don't want to miss this interview! We've brought in qualified quail expert Michael to help answ...

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June 15, 2022

Meyer Moment: Poultry Care During a Heat Wave

Listen as we take a Meyer moment to share tips and tricks for keeping your flock cool and comfortable during an extreme heat wave. Waterers: https://www.meyerhatchery.com/Waterers-c39622104 Supplements: https://www.meyerhatch...

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June 14, 2022

Meat shortages, now what? Interview with Meyer Hatchery Ambassador Cr…

Today we wrap up our three-part series called Meat Shortages, now what? We welcomed Meyer Hatchery ambassador Elizabeth, with Crossing Creeks farm back to the podcast to talk about their farm's meat bird operation and her pa...

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June 2, 2022

Meyer Moment: Special Bantam Announcement

We are taking a midweek Meyer Moment to share some fun facts about bantams and a special announcement you don't want to miss! Bantams- https://www.meyerhatchery.com/Bantams-c39349274 Blog- https://blog.meyerhatchery.com/2022/...

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May 31, 2022

Meat shortages, now what? Interview with Meyer Hatchery Ambassador Me…

Many of us are noticing the limited or bare meat shelves at the local groceries stores along with the rising costs. What if you were not able to purchase processed poultry at the grocery store? What if it becomes unaffordable...

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