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How an Egg is Formed - Egg Anomalies - Abnormal Eggs - Egg-cellent Information

How an Egg is Formed - Egg Anomalies - Abnormal Eggs - Egg-cellent Information

Keeping eggs clean in the nest box is a critical step in egg safety and it's not difficult to achieve. Accidents do happen and occasionally an egg will become soiled with droppings or dirt carried into the nest box by a wet hen, but 99% of eggs from backyard chickens should be clean when collected. Here are some simple steps to ensure clean eggs.

8 Tips for CLEAN EGGS from Backyard Chickens

8 Tips for keeping eggs clean in the nest box is a critical step in egg safety and it's not difficult to achieve.

Got funky eggs? Abnormal chicken eggs happen to all of us - it's just a matter of time. Here's 10 weird eggs and everything you need to know. From FrugalChicken

10 Abnormal Chicken Eggs & What You Need To Know!

Can these egg abnormalities be seen in Budgies or other domestic birds? Detailed information on funky eggs. Abnormal chicken eggs happen to all of us - it's just a matter of time. Here's 10 weird eggs and everything you need to know. From FrugalChicken

Chickens in a winter coop. - Gandee Vasan/Stone/Getty Images

How to Keep Your Hens Laying All Winter Long

It's getting chilly outside. But that doesn't have to mean frozen combs and wattles, painful toes, and unhappy hens. Keeping chickens happy through the winter just takes a little bit of extra attentio (Chicken Backyard Tips)

Fresh Eggs Daily®: Benefits of Molasses for your Flock

Fresh Eggs Daily®: Benefits of Molasses for your Flock Cleansing Mash 1 Jar unsweetened apple sauce oz.) or several cored apples pureed in a food processor 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon blackstrap molasses Cup plain yogurt Feed free choice to grown hens.

Fresh Eggs Daily®: Soft Shelled or "Rubber" Eggs - Causes and Prevention

Fresh Eggs Daily®: Soft Shelled or "Rubber" Eggs - Causes and Prevention - . We've had those, and I was under the impression that they were laid by aliens.

Eggshells ~Weed killer~ Each time you creak an egg collect in the plastic container, egg shell and put in the fridge. Crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

"Don't throw your eggshells away. They are great for the garden in so many ways! And they're a cheap way to make diatomaceous earth. (Bugs don't like it)" Small Garden Ideas garden gardening

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