Handle Cute Chicks Carefully

There’s nothing cuter than tiny chicks and ducklings in the spring.   If you are planning on handling poultry this Easter season, or anytime,  make sure you follow a few simple rules to keep you and your family healthy and happy. Owning and caring for live poultry requires some special accommodations. Even when chicks and ducklings […]

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Meet U.S. Egg Farmers

UEP farmers are members of family-owned egg farms throughout the United States, many led by multiple generations. They proudly represent about 90 percent of all egg production in the U.S and are committed to providing excellent care for their hens, while producing safe, high-quality eggs.   Sam Krouse “It’s a very exciting, dynamic time to […]

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Keeping Hens Safe, Warm and Healthy in Harsh Weather

Amid blizzards, thunderstorms and other extreme weather, how do farmers keep their animals safe, warm and healthy? Safety authorities advise staying us to stay out of harsh weather by staying indoors as much as possible. That’s good advice for animals and is one of the many reasons that egg-laying hens are kept indoors. Years ago, […]

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Additional Resources

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