Eggs & Meat

Incubating Duck Eggs with Chicken Eggs
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

If you have already tried incubating chicken eggs, you know how addicting it can be. Have you tried incubating duck eggs? And can you incubate duck eggs with chicken eggs, …

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Modern Tips for Hatching Eggs for Kids in Classrooms
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

The rules have changed. When I was a kid, hatching eggs for kids in schools was as simple as bringing in eggs and an incubator. The eggs sat for 21 …

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Quail Egg Benefits: Nature’s Perfect Finger Food

Story and Photos By Janice Cole, Minnesota There’s something about quail eggs that makes them hard to resist. The tiny brown-speckled gems with their aqua interiors look more like candy …

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10 Hilarious Chicken Questions (Like Why Are Some Eggs Brown?)
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

We recently asked our Facebook fans to tell us some of the funniest questions they’ve heard from folks that don’t raise backyard chickens. We heard some great questions like “why …

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How to Raise Broiler Chickens
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Learning how to raise broiler chickens, for those of us who have had chickens before, is quite easy. For the most part, raising broilers is not much different from brooding …

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How to Make Tempera Paint with Egg Yolk
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Artist Tinúviel Sampson gladly shares her secrets behind how to make tempera paint using backyard chicken and duck eggs. But first, she says, prepare the right ground. By “ground,” she …

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Pros and Cons of Red Ranger Chickens vs. Cornish Cross Chickens
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

When it comes to choosing which meat chickens to raise, there are several options available. Broilers such as the Cornish Cross chicken and the Red Ranger chicken generally are the most …

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What is Tempera Paint? How Eggs Shaped Art History
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

What came first, the chicken portrait or the egg paint? What is tempera paint and how did it illuminate a colorful history through art and architecture? Tinúviel Sampson sits before …

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How Genetics Determine Duck Egg Color
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Leghorns lay white eggs and Marans lay dark brown eggs. But duck egg color doesn’t follow these specific rules. Why can some ducks, of the same breed, lay blue eggs …

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A Business Lesson Learned Raising Chickens for Meat

By Joel Yourdon – My two oldest boys Brodrek (10) and Wyatt (9) decided they wanted to start a business raising fryers. They saved their Christmas money and the money they …

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