Fresh corn-on-the-cob in February: ecstasy for two city birds

By BlueShoe · Mar 7, 2015 · Updated Mar 7, 2015 ·
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    Two Nashville hens discover the joy of early season corn-on-the-cob. It's a treat that has helped them through two major winter storms in the last month. We tie the fresh corn to a string and hang it in their coop and they attack it like a punching bag—one on each side. Here we're making it easy for them by holding the cob steady. When they were first presented with their maiden ear, they weren't sure what to make of it. They turned their heads this way and that, peering at the strange object before them. But we pinched a kernel and they saw the sweet inside gush out and then it was Katie, bar the door, let me at it!

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