Tag Archives: Eggs

Free Range Chickens

When I embarked upon this chicken-keeping venture last year I fully intended to let them free-range in my yard.  It’s so much better for them to forage for food and have the freedom to run around and pursue their chicken … Continue reading

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Baby Chicks – Adding to My Flock

My experience in poultry keeping over the past year has been extremely rewarding.  The chickens satisfy my desire for more critters, give my suburban garden that rural atmosphere I love AND they provide food for my family and potent organic … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Disappearing Eggs

My little flock of hens bring me much joy and sustenance. In fact, I am enjoying my adventures in chicken-keeping so much that I’m even considering adding to my flock.  However, last week I developed a small problem.  The five … Continue reading

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Happy Hens = Many Eggs!

If, as they say, happy hens lay more eggs, then my girls must be joyous!  Egg production has ramped up considerably, today I got 6 (from 6 hens).  Can’t expect any better than that! I recently screwed up my courage … Continue reading

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Egg Farming – My First Egg!

Four months exactly from the day I brought my baby chicks home they’ve given me my first egg.  It’s a tiny little thing, light brown, flecked with reddish marks.  The shell feels good and sturdy so I guess they’re nourished … Continue reading

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