Ever Wonder Why Your Bird Is That Way~ Here Ya Go!

January 15, 2016

Here at Hoover’s Hatchery we want you to be successful while raising your birds. Maybe these answers will help you be a little more successful when it comes to raising your birds.

Did you know that hens lay an egg about every 25 hours?

Did you know that a hen can lay more than 600 eggs in the first two years?

Did you know that you should not handle ducklings or goslings by the legs, always by the neck?

Hoover's Hatchery Ducks

Did you know that fresh egg yolks are dark yellow or brigh orange because backyard chickens (unlike their
commercial cousins) eat lots of greens and vegetables that contain beta carotene?

Did you know that if you make the chicken think it’s daylight, even at night, they’ll lay eggs that are bigger and
with harder shells?

Did you know that the waste produced by just one chicken can supply enough electricity to run a hundred watt
lightbulb for about five hours?

Stay Tuned…………….We will continue to update you with more answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Need an answer right away- head on over to Facebook and ask us or give us a call at 1-800-247-7014.

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