Category Archives: McMurray Hatchery

The Siouxland Garden Show & Murray McMurray Hatchery

I had the pleasure of showcasing some of our Murray McMurray Hatchery chickens and speaking at this past weekend’s Siouxland Garden Show in Sioux City, Iowa.  This was our first time to the show so I didn’t know exactly what … Continue reading

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Murray McMurray Hatchery Announces New Specialty Coffee Line of Products

Murray McMurray Hatchery will always, first and foremost, be focused on offering the highest quality of chickens with a heritage of strong blood lines to produce the finest chickens in the world.  As in our beginning in 1917, we continue … Continue reading

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Video to Introduce our New Line of Specialty Coffees

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New Product Line in Merchandise

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Guineas and Peafowl Specials! Limited Time/Limited Availability

Guineas and Peafowl can make a great addition to your home! We have a great special on a few assortments of both going on for a limited time! This is a great savings!   Three weeks only while supplies last…. … Continue reading

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MURRAY MCMURRAY HATCHERY HOSTS JAPANESE DELEGATES CONDUCTING WORLDWIDE CAMPAIGN TO TRACE DNA HISTORY OF DOMESTIC CHICKENS

Japanese researchers embarked on a multi-country journey with a visit to Murray McMurray Hatchery in Webster City, Iowa as part of a study to trace the DNA of domestic chickens. During the five-day visit, the researchers collected blood samples from more … Continue reading

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Shipping Chicks in Colder Temperatures

Around the January to February time frame we get several questions asking whether it is a good idea to ship chicks during the colder months.  This is a valid concern as we ship chicks to all parts of the United … Continue reading

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Packing Eggs for Safe Shipping

For most of us, getting eggs home from the market or getting them from the coop to the kitchen can be a daunting task.  The delicate nature of the eggs and the promise that some of us seek from them offers … Continue reading

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Straight to the Source – A Visit to Our Flock Farms

Offering healthy and happy baby chicks doesn’t happen by accident.  In fact, proper care and nutrition to help ensure optimal growth is provided to the source flocks through a dedicated person, years of experience and a genuine enthusiasm about chickens.  … Continue reading

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My First Hatch – What an Experience

As I peered through the window at the eggs I had a flood of emotion overcome me.  The anticipation of the new chick arrival has been burning inside of me since November as I kept hearing from the long time … Continue reading

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