What’s Up With All The Egg Colors?

What’s Up With All The Egg Colors?

What’s Up With All the Egg Colors?   Before I started raising chickens, I’d buy my eggs at the grocery store, and always wondered what the difference was between egg colors. I had this idea that the brown eggs were more exotic or healthier. So, what’s the scoop with all these different egg colors — […]

Deciphering Egg Carton Labels

Deciphering Egg Carton Labels

Deciphering Egg Carton Labels   When I first started raising chickens a year ago, there were some terms that were confusing to me. Specifically, the description of the eggs. For example, when you buy eggs at the store, you can purchase regular/cheap eggs, organic eggs, cage-free eggs, and on and on. But what do these […]

What to do When Your Chicken Dies

What to do When Your Chicken Dies

What to do When Your Chicken Dies   Yeah, so….my brother-in-law’s dog, Tosca, came to visit yesterday and she wound up killing one of our chickens, a beautiful and sweet natured girl named Omelette. I’m not at all upset with Tosca — this was human error in that: Our chickens were out free-ranging Tosca was […]