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Early Layer and Alien Tomatoes

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Wednesday July 18, 2012   -   By Rebekah

  Over the last week one hen has begun to lay eggs! Her first one was more like a sack than an egg, because the yolk and white were contained but not in a hard shell. After that though she has been...

What is the Ameraucana Chicken About?

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday May 28, 2012   -   By Suzie OConnor

The Ameraucana chicken, which is also spelled out as the Americana chicken in some cases, is one of the more interesting chickens to grow. It has one of the more attractive designs of any chicken to take a look at. The Ameraucana chicken was...

This year's corn crop

Blog: Twin Creeks Farms- Wesley Stephens and Bethany Stephens   -   Monday August 24, 2009   -   By Wesley and Bethany

We are finishing up this year's corn crop. We had a good growing season and our corn turned out very well. We cut most of it for silage and saved some to pick as ear corn. The heirloom variety we planted- Boone County White- produced some very tall stalks and...

Our recommendations for feeding laying flocks.

Blog: Twin Creeks Farms- Wesley Stephens and Bethany Stephens   -   Tuesday February 03, 2009   -   By Wesley and Bethany

We have had a lot of questions about what our customers should feed their laying hens after they purchase pullets from us, and here are our recommendations. We use a good quality starter feed of approximately 20% protein until chickens reach about 16-18 weeks...

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