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
Elicit a cackle from all who see your Wicked Chickens Lay Deviled Eggs T-shirt.
$18 at Suzy Swede
2. 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
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
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
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
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.