Sarah Coleman
September 11, 2018

Every issue of Chickens magazine, our editors go looking for unusual items having to do with chickens, chicken-keeping or any aspect related to the two. This time we found six items including a hilarious t-shirt, a candle to check for egg fertilization and cricket crunch treats for your flock.


1. Wicked Chicken T-shirt

chickens chicken t-shirt

Elicit a cackle from all who see your Wicked Chickens Lay Deviled Eggs T-shirt.

$18 at Suzy Swede

2. Egg Candler

egg candler

Handheld or left on a flat surface, the OvaView High Intensity Egg Candler uses LED illumination to let you know if your chicken eggs are fertilized without fear of overheating.

$44.99 at Brinsea

3. Scaly-Leg Protector

scaly leg protector chickens

Protect your flock from scaly-leg mites and eradicate a coop infestation with all-natural and nontoxic Scaly-Leg Protector by Carefree Enzymes.

$12.99 at Jeffers

4. Egg Rings

egg rings

Serve up a smile at breakfast when you make eggs in the shape of a sweet star or flower with these Egg Rings from Norpro. Price varies by retailer.

5. Cricket Treats

chicken treats cricket

A great source of protein for your flock, Dried Cricket Crunch Treats are first frozen and then freeze-dried to maintain their nutritional value without refrigeration.

$6.99 at Exotic Nutrition

6. House Flag

chicken house flag

Fly your passion for poultry high with a full-sized, weather-resistant House Flag. Available in a variety of breeds, our favorites are the Polish and the Sumatra.

$39.90 at Caroline’s Treasures

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Chickens magazine.


Product Spotlight

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