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The Chicken Check In Blog

What do Solar Energy, Recycled Poultry Litter and Well Water Have in Common? Terri Wolf- King.

When they aren’t busy tending to their chickens, row crops and family, the King’s make every effort to further improve the efficiency of their farm, thereby reducing their impact on the planet.

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How Jenny Minimizes the Environmental Impact of Her Chicken Farm

Jenny is passionate about environmental sustainability on her chicken farm. For Jenny, sustainability is a continuous process open for innovation and improvement.

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How Terry Baker Practices Environmental Sustainability on His Chicken Farm

Terry Baker raises about 137,000 broiler chickens per flock on his family farm in Delaware. Not only is Terry an exceptional chicken farmer, but he is also an accomplished environmental steward.

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Get to Know Josh and Amber, Chicken Farmers from North Carolina

Josh and Amber raise broiler chickens in North Carolina. Although Josh has been raising chicken for 25 years, Amber is newer to life on the farm. She started helping out on Josh’s family farm after they starting dating. We chatted with Josh and Amber, and they shared their unique perspectives on chicken farming.

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Get to Know Terry, a Chicken Farmer & Environmental Steward from Delaware

Terry and his family raise broilers (meat chickens) in Delaware. Find out how Terry got into poultry farming and how he practices environmental sustainability on his farm.

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77% of Americans Believe this Myth About Chicken. Do You?

77 percent of Americans believe that chicken contains added hormones. But the truth is that no chicken sold or raised in the U.S. is given added hormones.

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Get to Know Levi, a Chicken Farmer from Mississippi

Levi raises broilers (meat chickens) in Mississippi on his family farm. Find out how Levi got into poultry farming and what he loves about farming.

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Chicken and Apple Kale Salad + Getting to Your Chicken

Join Naomi Robinson, food blogger of Bakers Royale, as she tours a broiler chicken farm. Find out what she learned about chicken farming in the United States.

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Checking In with Chicken

They say the bird's the word, but what's the good word on how this popular protein makes its way from farm to fork? Nicole Rodriguez, Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist, shares what she learned during a tour of a broiler chicken farm.

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6 Chicken Farmers to Follow on Social Media

If you want to connect with a farmer, learn more about where your chicken comes from and how farmers care for their chickens - here are six chicken farmers we recommend following.

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