Lisa Steele

Posted by Rochelle
September 24, 2016 | Contributors
Steele, the creative mind behind the popular online chicken keeping resource Fresh Eggs Daily®, has been around chickens most of her life.  A fifth-generation chicken keeper, she returned to her rural roots after graduating from college and doing a short stint on Wall Street. Now, back in the country living on a farm in Maine with her husband, she has been raising ducks alongside her chickens for the past seven years.  On her blog Fresh Eggs DailyLisa encourages others to raise their own flocks naturally without using antibiotics or chemicals, the way the old-timers did.  Also an aspiring herbalist and avid gardener, she incorporates herbs, weeds and edible flowers into the daily care of her flock and shares this advice with her tens of thousands of readers.
Lisa is the author of the best-selling books Fresh Eggs Daily: Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens…Naturally (2013) and Duck Eggs Daily: Raising Happy, Healthy Ducks…Naturally (2015) and is currently working on a third book set to be released by the end of 2016. A prolific freelance writer, her writing can also been found in Chickens, Backyard Poultry, Molly Green and Hobby Farm magazines as well as at and She has appeared on numerous radio and television shows and travels the country speaking at various venues and fairs.  Her blog was named one of the Top Ten Best Gardening Blogs of 2014 by Better Homes & Gardens magazine.

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