Have you ever wondered where the saying, “busy like a bee” comes from? Well, it comes from the worker honey bee - known to be the most active bee of their species, Apis millifera, as they are faced with many different tasks and duties throughout ... READ MORE
The color of an egg shell has influence on people's buying choices. Some believe that brown, green, blue, or pink eggs are healthier than white chicken eggs.
The truth is, there is no nutritional difference between colorful chicken eggs and ... READ MORE
Have backyard chickens or thinking about raising some?
Biosecurity is also known as "Health & Sanitation" and in the video below I outline 10 things you can do keep a healthy flock.
The main goals of biosecurity are to help ... READ MORE
Small chicken flocks, a staple of turn-of-the-century American yards, have come back into vogue over the past several years. Backyard chickens supply their owners with ready access to farm fresh eggs and small flock husbandry can be a rewarding ... READ MORE
As we are all trying to figure out how to make it through this pandemic, many of us have decided to start trying to be self sufficient. As prices rise and resources seem to be unpredictable, why not start providing for yourself?Back yard chickens ... READ MORE
By Yvonne Florian and Christine Kelly-Begazo
Our 4-H embryo development display came to live at my house. It was meant as a 4-H demonstration for the Indian River County Firefighters' Fair which would run from March 13th through the 22nd. ... READ MORE
When it comes to safe food handling and preventing cross contamination we can never be too safe. Eggs are one of nature’s most nutritious and economical foods. Most individuals get their eggs in cartons that look clean and ready to eat. ... READ MORE
By Kristie Popa
With Easter coming up in just a few days, many families will be hard boiling eggs to color and/or eat. Perfecting your egg boiling skills will lead to the perfect hard-boiled eggs! This is an easy activity that 4-H youth can ... READ MORE
“Bicycle chicken” is a national dish in Burkina Faso, and even Bill Gates shared a video about it and blogged that chicken rearing can reduce extreme poverty. But what about the eggs?
Recent research in Burkina Faso, sponsored ... READ MORE