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Can the Mother Hen be Fooled?
Are chickens smart? Here’s your answer…
Chicken Embryo Development
Watch this amazing video of the development of a chicken embryo.
I.D. Leg Bands for Chickens
Here’s a simple how-to video on how to put on leg bands. This is the best way to identify your birds or keep track of multiple flocks. My birds all look identical, each leg band has a highly visible number making it easy to know which hen is which. They come in various sizes and colors so it’s not at all hard finding your specific preference.
Many chicken keepers use brightly colored zip ties, including me, but I must admit, they are hard to get on and off and they get brittle with age.
You can get leg bands at Murray McMurray
Inside Murray McMurray Hatchery
It’s a Wonderful Life Indeed
Good News about Vitamin D and Pasture Eggs
Vitamin D deficient? If you have been informed by your doctor that you are, you’re certainly not alone. Lack of vitamin D is a growing concern, and according to my doctor, Arizonans are especially at high risk, thanks to sun screen and avoiding the sun altogether! There is much to be said about the value of an egg, take a minute and read this article by Tabitha Alterman, and help spread the word…. eggs are good for you!
LATEST RESULTS: New test results show that pastured egg producers are kicking the commercial industry’s derriere when it comes to vitamin D! Eggs from hens raised on pasture show 4 to 6 times as much vitamin D as typical supermarket eggs. Read Article