Can You Hatch A Store Bought Egg? (Everything You Need To Know)

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Can You Hatch A Store Bought Egg? If you’re hoping to bring a dozen eggs home from the supermarket and hatch some baby chicks, I’m sorry to tell you that it’s probably not going to happen. There have been some very rare instances where people picked up fresh eggs at a store and managed to […]

How Many Nesting Boxes Per Chicken (A Guide To Nesting Boxes)

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How Many Nesting Boxes Per Chicken While there is no set formula for how many nesting boxes you need, it will depend on the size and breed of your chickens. With that said, the average consensus for large birds is that the best number of nesting boxes you need is one box for every 3 […]

Chicken Stop Laying? How To Get Chickens to Lay Eggs Again

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Tips On How To Get Chickens To Start Laying Let’s face it. There is nothing better than going out and collecting fresh eggs and then cracking them open into a frying pan. The glorious, plump orange yokes are better than a ray of morning sunshine. Just when you think you have a good handle on […]

7 Tips How to Stop Chickens from Eating Eggs (And Why They Do It)

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How to Stop Chickens from Eating Their Own Eggs It’s a chicken owners’ nightmare. You walk out to your coop to feed, water, and gather your eggs. It’s a gorgeous, sunny day, and your girls are busy chasing down bugs and scratching for hidden titbits. A smile creases your face as you gaze upon your […]

Can Male Chickens Lay Eggs? (Difference Between Male and Female Chickens)

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Can Roosters Lay Eggs? Some of you might be wondering if male chickens can lay eggs. Although males of all species generally don’t lay eggs, chickens are somewhat bizarre creatures, so it might make sense to ask this question if you’re unfamiliar with these birds. Male chickens are unable to lay eggs. Only female chickens […]

5 Chicken Breeds That Lay Blue Eggs (Ultimate Guide)

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More Than Just Brown And White If you buy your eggs at your local grocery store, you are probably bringing home the basic white egg. Some folks might get a little fancy and bring home eggs in various shades of brown. To most of the egg eating population, white and brown chicken eggs are all […]

Do Farm Fresh Eggs Need To Be Refrigerated (How To Store Fresh Eggs)

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Do Farm Fresh Eggs Need To Be Refrigerated (How To Store Fresh Eggs) If you’ve lived in the US for any length of time, you’ve gone to the grocery store and seen stacks upon stacks of egg cartons in the refrigerated coolers next to milk, butter, and other staples. Many folks who are new to […]

What Time Of Day Do Chickens Lay Eggs?

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What Time Of Day Do Chickens Lay Eggs? Movies and tv shows that feature chickens would probably make us believe that chickens lay their eggs at night, gently popping them out in their sleep. If you have ever gone to your coop in the morning in search of eggs you experience may even confirm the […]

Top 5 Breeds Of Chickens That Lay LARGE Eggs (The Best Egg Laying Chickens)

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Top 5 Breeds Of Chickens That Lay Large Eggs (The Best Egg Laying Chickens) When planning your chicken coop, you might have dreams of cracking open big fresh eggs daily for breakfast, baking, whatever you like. If you already have a couple of chickens laying eggs, you might notice that they either aren’t always as […]