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April 20, 2021

Meyer Moment: Calcium

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about calcium and its importance for poultry. Calcium is an essential mineral for all growing b…

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April 16, 2021

Day-Old Chicks VS Started Pullets

Today we're talking about day-old chicks vs started pullets! When browsing for new flock additions, most chicken keepers are on t…

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April 13, 2021

Meyer Moment: Heritage Vs Hybrid

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about heritage versus hybrid. As you begin your search for new flock additions you may come acr…

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April 10, 2021

Egg Anatomy

Today we’re talking about egg anatomy! Did you know there are 8 parts to an egg? The fact that chickens lay eggs is fascinating, …

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April 6, 2021

Meyer Moment: Storing Eggs

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about storing eggs. Spring has sprung for many chicken owners and you may be noticing an increa…

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April 2, 2021

The Best Of Egg Layers

Today we’re taking a look at Egg Laying Breeds, as part of our Best Of Series. We dedicate one episode per month to this series, …

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March 30, 2021

Meyer Moment: Single Hatchling

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about single hatchlings. There are many factors that can affect the outcome of a hatch and ther…

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March 26, 2021

5 Common Brooding Mistakes

Today we’re talking about common brooding mistakes! It’s the first step to raising chicks, and one of the most crucial to ensure …

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March 23, 2021

Meyer Moment: Egg Hatching Myths

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about egg hatching myths. As many chicken breeds as there are in the world, there are just as m…

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March 19, 2021

10 Common Hatching Questions

Today we’re talking about hatching eggs! Hatching eggs for the first time is always an exciting process, but with it comes many q…

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March 16, 2021

Meyer Moment: Blue Gene

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about blue genetics. Chicken genetics are truly fascinating and complex. You don’t have to be a…

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March 12, 2021

Breeding Traits

From Meyer Hatchery it’s The Coop - where we talk all things poultry in hopes of inspiring crazy chicken keepers and educating fu…

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March 9, 2021

Meyer Moment: Incubator Prep

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about preparing incubators for hatching. Hatching eggs is an awe-inspiring process as you creat…

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March 5, 2021

The Best Of Broody Breeds

Today we’re taking a look at Broody Breeds, as part of our Best Of Series. We dedicate one episode per month to this series, cove…

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March 2, 2021

Meyer Moment: Hatch-Along

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about Meyer Hatchery’s Hatch-Along. Meyer Hatchery hosts an annual Hatch-Along in March, to sha…

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Feb. 26, 2021

The Cost Of Raising Chickens

Today we’re talking about the cost of raising chickens! It’s a common question we hear from new chicken keepers. First, you shoul…

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Feb. 23, 2021

Meyer Moment: USPS Embargo

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about the United States Postal Service Embargo. An embargo is a government order that restricts…

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Feb. 19, 2021

All About Combs

Today we’re talking about combs. No, not the kind you keep in your back pocket (is that still a thing?), we’re talking about chic…

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Feb. 16, 2021

Meyer Moment: Imprinting

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about waterfowl imprinting. If you have ever seen adorable ducklings following their mother in …

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Feb. 12, 2021

Keeping Geese with Hostile Valley Living

From Meyer Hatchery it’s The Coop - where we talk all things poultry in hopes of inspiring crazy chicken keepers and educating fu…

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Feb. 9, 2021

Meyer Moment: Red Chicken Breeds

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about red chicken breeds. In the spirit of Valentine's Day, today we will explore history and f…

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Feb. 5, 2021

The Best Of Poultry Pets

Today we’re taking a look at Poultry Pets, as part of our Best Of Series. We dedicate one episode per month to this series, cover…

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Feb. 2, 2021

Meyer Moment: Raising Tame Chickens

Let’s take a Meyer Moment to talk about raising tame chickens. Many folks get chickens with the idea of delicious fresh eggs but …

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Jan. 29, 2021

Mountain Woods Farm

From Meyer Hatchery it’s The Coop - where we talk all things poultry in hopes of inspiring crazy chicken keepers and educating fu…

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