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Spring Cleaning & Soft Shell Eggs

This weekend has been a flurry of activity as my husband and I continue packing for the big move into our dream home, and did some spring cleaning at our current home. 873 more words


Chicken steps up

Two eggs today! Which can only mean that another girl has stepped up to help Rosie in the egg production.  You can see that the new egg is different from Rosie’s wrinkly big eggs.  35 more words

Laying Hens

Just Hatched 2015: The Chicks Have Arrived

Greetings from the coop!

Spring is here and so are the chicks! They were hatched on March 19th, so they are barely two and a half weeks old. 139 more words


Giant Egg for Easter?

This giant egg was in the nesting box this morning. Rosie has outdone herself. Possible reasons for this: 48 more words

Laying Hens

Egg-actly What is Corporate Farming? An Easter Special

With Easter week upon us, cultures around the world will include eggs in some form of their Holy Week celebrations and decor. Many people use dye to colorfully decorate eggs. 437 more words


Chick, chicka, chicky!

We added some laying hens-to-be to our little farming operation. Meet Ginger (Rhode Island Red), Connie (Aracauna), Rocky (Barred Rock), and Angelina (Black Sexlink).

Meanwhile, Matt installed shelving and lighting, and now our seedlings are popping up left and right. 54 more words

Quick Hit: Aziz Ansari on Eggs

(h/t Mercy for Animals) All my Parks and Rec fans, have you seen Aziz’s new standup special streaming on Netflix? After seeing this clip, I’m definitely going to check it out. 40 more words