Serving Up Eggs to Iowans in Need

Serving Up Eggs to Iowans in Need

When a holiday lands in the middle of the week, limited mail delivery by the U.S. Postal Service means we are unable to ship day-old baby chicks. It takes a full 21 days to incubate an egg and hatch a chick — and you can’t tell the hens to take a week off — so...
Hatch At Home: Getting Started

Hatch At Home: Getting Started

When you work at a Hatchery, it’s inevitable that someone in your family will develop an interest in chickens. I’d bet that’s how the McMurray family kept the Hatchery business going for several generations.Fluffy, cheeping day-old baby chicks are irresistible, and my...