Processing your own Holiday Turkey
Processing your own Holiday Turkey

**Disclaimer: Not for the faint of heart or those who get queasy at the sight of blood** We recently processed our own Turkeys. It was quite the adventure being my first time. I decided to document our process along the way to possibly help others that may be embarki...


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5 Ways to Use your Styrofoam Incubator in the Off-season
5 Ways to Use your Styrofoam Incubator in the Off-season

Here, in the Northern hemisphere the temperature has plummeted! Hatching season, for the most part, is over. Most of you will probably put your incubator in storage, but those who read this article will get the maximum amount of utility out of your incubator year-round! So ...


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HumidiKit Product Review
HumidiKit Product Review

In making this product review it was interesting since there isn’t anything to really compare the HumidiKit to. There are automatic humidity kits out there but they are all designed to only work with their own brand of incubators. The HumidiKit is the first Universa...


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Concerns About My Hens' Eggs
Concerns About My Hens' Eggs

As your chickens begin to lay eggs, some concerns may come up. Most of these relate primarily to the health and conditions of the chickens and their environment. Here, however, we will discuss concerns focused mostly on the condition of the eggs laid.

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Bathing a Chicken
Bathing a Chicken

  For a variety of reasons, your chickens’ overall cleanliness may become a concern. For this reason, people often wonder if it is okay to give a chicken a bath. The answer is yes, it is even beneficial.   ...


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Little Giant 9300 Incubator Review
Little Giant 9300 Incubator Review

The Little Giant 9300 is completely replacing the previous 9200 model. Little Giant has made a huge upgrade by adding a digital control module similar to the GQF Genesis 1588. It reads b...


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Which Breed of Chicken Should I Choose for Egg Laying?
Which Breed of Chicken Should I Choose for Egg Laying?

When people decide to raise chickens, a common question is which breed will be the best to choose for laying eggs. This decision is based upon innumerable factors and this post could not possibly cover them all, but we will go over several of them. First, of course, ...


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5 Things You May Not Know About Bantams
5 Things You May Not Know About Bantams

1.  The name comes from the city of Banten (or Bantam), a City in Indonesia once known as being a major trading seaport. When European sailors restocked on poultry in Banten they found the small breeds of p...


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5 Best Incubator Hacks of  ALL TIME!
5 Best Incubator Hacks of ALL TIME!

Upgrades, Modifications, Additions, Hacks whatever you want to call them, there are so many for your incubator. That’s why we compile...


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More Questions About Egg Production
More Questions About Egg Production

  In an earlier post, several commonly asked questions about hens’ egg production were discussed. In this article, we will go over a few more. How often will a hen l...


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