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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

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Farm Meanderings- Winter Ends... Spring Begins

Let me start by saying- Condolences to all of you who have had, and in some cases are still having, a brutal Winter.  Here in the Pacific Northwest, 2015 was the Winter that never was. 150 more words

Farm Life

What Came First?

I was looking through the new Country Living magazine this morning and came across this sculpture by UK artist Kyle Bean.

Sculpture made from egg shells by… 100 more words

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Farm Meanderings- Winter

It has been a very mild winter in our corner of the Pacific Northwest this year. No snow. Rain & wind events, fog that sometimes lingered for the entire day, and glorious revitalizing sun.  130 more words

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Chickens

Last year we began keeping chickens for eggs. This past Thanksgiving we also enjoyed one of our hens in a delicious chicken noodle soup. This spring it is my goal to hatch and raise a small batch of chicks to start replacing our egg layers. 24 more words

Chickens

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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NETHERLANDS: ' FARMS DESTROY 28,000 LAYING HENS IN LATEST BIRD FLU OUTBREAK '

#AceWorldNews – NETHERLANDS – Nov.30 – A fourth poultry farm bird flu outbreak was discovered in western Netherlands, in the Zoeterwoude municipality, near to the sites of the previous outbreaks. 74 more words

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