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16 eggs!

The hens, they have discovered Spring!

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Egg Consumption

Someone at church last week asked me how many eggs we go through in a week.  I had to think about it.  My off-the-top-of-my-head response was three to five dozen per week. Some weeks we eat more, simply because we … Continue reading

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Winter mornings

It is beautiful out today!  We’ve had a week or more of foggy, soggy mornings, and I am enjoying the gorgeous sunshine for once. Our hens gave me  five eggs today.  Generally, hens eggs weigh right around 2 ounces, but … Continue reading

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Laying Hens

My hens are so weird.  The temperature drops to 60, and they go from laying 5 eggs a day to 2 or 3. Then the temperature precipitously drops to freezing, and it snows.  And what do I get?

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Crying over split eggs

THIS is why I should never, ever, ever surf the web while today’s freshly washed-and-gathered eggs are drying on the counter, while the Toddler is Awake. Never, ever, ever. Waaaah.

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My wierd chickens

They have nesting boxes.  Really, they do. Why on earth they find it necessary to squeeze into this gap – which is only about 3 inches wide – and lay there is beyond me. Strange birds.

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When life gives you eggs… bake.

After discovering that the hens were holding out on me, I had to do something with all those eggs. So – I made gluten free bread: Chocolate “Soothers” – something like a cross between warm pudding and a drinkable brownie.  … Continue reading

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