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Advice from Daddino's Egg Ranch

June 13, 2017

  Just in of the new Nest Boxes...If you don't have a #bestnestbox you need to get one! Easy install and clean eggs...🥚🥚🥚👍🏼👏🏽 #huevos #fresheggs #fresheggsdaily #daddinoseggranch #browneggs A post shared by Daddino's Egg Ranch (@daddinos_egg_ranch_) on May 18, 2017 at 10:44am PDT     Look at these ladies using the new Nest Boxes...YaY👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 #bestnestbox #isabrown #daddinoseggranch #chickensofinstagram #huevos #fresheggs A post shared by Daddino's Egg Ranch (@daddinos_egg_ranch_) on May 17, 2017 at 12:57pm PDT    

Save the Eggs! Why Your Chickens are Eating Their Eggs and How You Can Stop It

June 05, 2017

When it comes to raising chickens, collecting eggs is best done in a timely fashion in order to avoid egg breakage and egg eating. Most hens have typically finished laying their eggs by 10 AM. Therefore, collecting eggs earlier in the morning and during the day is good practice to ensure your eggs’ quality. However, despite the timeliness of your egg-collecting, damage can still occur. Chickens are omnivores and if left to their own devices may eat just about anything. Chickens commonly eat fruit, vegetables, insects, and their own eggs. Why do chickens eat their own eggs? Egg eating can have...

Amazing coop plan with a Best Nest Box

May 09, 2017

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Keeping Your Coop Safe: A Few of the Best and Worst Livestock Guardian Dogs

May 08, 2017

Most standard chicken breeds have a lifespan of eight to 15 years when properly shielded from predators, but it's important to make sure your livestock guardian dog (LGD) isn't the predator they need to be protected from. So before you invest in metal chicken nesting boxes and all of the other required gear for chickens, here's some useful information on the best and worst LGD breeds for the job. Good LGD Breeds A great LGD will keep watch over your livestock at all times and should be friendly toward them, as it's their job to protect the herd or flock...

Today's Mailbag

May 02, 2017

Got our first eggs layed in our Best Nest Boxes today! We collected 55 clean, intact eggs from our 100+ layers. We normally get about 90 but expected an adjusted period from our older flock. They wouldn't come near the boxes until we taped up some of the flaps. We are expecting years of use from these boxes and are very happy about our investment! We have 200 chicks in the barn now and we were not looking forward to all that egg washing coming up. Thank you Best Nest Box!!!  -Jenn, from WA "Changing life with chickens one coop...