First brown egg!! Too bad she broke it.. Today's egg not broken! 5/13

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by WriterofWords, May 12, 2008.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I got home from school early and was walking by the bales of straw that protect Whitey's nest. (You can see them in the post about Blue Rooster). They are stacked to form a protectvie barrier from the elements and some hen sat on the top bale and laid an egg,,,, with her butt hanging off so it dropped to the next bale and broke. But the exciting part is someone else has started to lay!!!!!
    Kate
     
    Last edited: May 13, 2008
  2. Cheep Mama

    Cheep Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woohoo!!! Eggs for breakfast soon!!!
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    oh eyah!!! Now all I have to do is figure out who might lay brown eggs out of the eldest hens,,, and convince them to try the nice nest boxes I made for them!
     
  4. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

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    How eggciting. lol
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Quote:I think the ones gathered around eating the remains thought so. I was wondering if it might be a conspiracy,,,,, keep those eggs away from the humans,, go green my fellow chickens,,, recycle those eggs!!
    I'm tired,, can you tell?
     
  6. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    When I get my first egg from a bunch of pullets, it is our tradition to make a souffle. Now, it's not like I can whip out a souffle with my eyes closed, because I can't. It's just something very special to do with your first precious eggs from your birds... at least at our farm. Because, in the end, it's all about the food. [​IMG]
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I need a tradition like that, wonder what we could do?
     
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Found a brown egg, beautiful one too, in the dog kennel. It has straw in the bottom from when I tried to get JoJo to lay in it before she passed in December. Some enterprising hen has layed an egg in it, pics to come!
     

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