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Harley Cowan – Chicken sedan

by Eric Apalategui | © Washington State University There’s an old knee-slapper that goes something like this: Why does a chicken coop have two doors? Because if it had four doors (drumroll, please) it would be a sedan! Read Article in Full.

WSU Small Farms – Poultry Program

Washington State University’s Small Farms Team provides research-based information and educational programs for farmers, consumers, decision-makers, and others involved in local food systems. Learn More.

WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center

An Urban Center Committed to Sustainable Communities Bridging the past to the future, providing research, instruction and outreach services through an interdisciplinary approach for the development of ecologically sound, socially responsible, and economically viable...

Training for good eggs: Winter School at Puyallup

by Hannelore Sudermann | © Washington State University The first winter school for farmers was held in 1916 at the Washington State College research and experiment station in Puyallup. It offered a variety of classes including veterinary medicine, plant pathology,...

The Essential Egg

by Hannelore Sudermann | © Washington State University MORE THAN A CENTURY AGO one man’s longing to live in the country led to a course in chicken farming offered through Washington State College, laying the groundwork for one of the largest and oldest egg operations...

2013 Easter Egg Hunt

From our family to yours, an invitation to; Tour the organic egg farmWalk the salmon spawning creekTake a wagon ride around the farmVisit the original one room schoolhouse & the historical museum Saturday, March 23 Hunts at 11am & 2pm

Seven Good Reasons to Eat Eggs in the Morning

Full of protein and essential vitamins, eggs are the perfect low cost, high quality meal. With so many varieties of eggs, from white to brown, cage free to organic, and free range to omega-3, there are options for everyone. According to a recent article on...