The Role of Fake Eggs: Do They Help Chickens Lay More? [Purpose and Benefits]

Fake chicken eggs can be golf balls

I wanted to test the role of fake eggs in the nesting boxes. Do they help broody chickens lay more and do they encourage nesting behaviour? This is what I found.

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How to Breed Mealworms for Chicken Feed: A Step-by-Step Guide [+ Tools List]

Dried Meal Worms

So I had to try this! I wanted to breed mealworms as a protein-rich feed for our backyard chickens. For most people, mealworms are just annoying pests, not very pleasant to look at. They see them only as those squishy and squirmy little crawlers that like to get into flour, cereals, or feed sacks and ruin them.

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Mealworm for chickens: An in-depth guide for owners

Just like humans, chickens also enjoy getting a taste of some delicious snacks. If you’ve ever fed your backyard flock with mealworms, then you know what I’m talking about. Just a small handful of these squishy little things can make chickens go nuts. This may seem weird to us as most people are grossed out by just looking at them, but for chicks, mealworms are quite a delicacy.

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