Posts Tagged ‘Chickens’

Broody

We are trying to get our hens, or at least one of them, to go “broody”.  This means that she will sit on the eggs we are leaving in the nest for her, in the hopes that she will hatch them into little chicks – her “brood”. They have learned to fly low over our…

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3 Egg Day

Today was a three-egg day.  Each day, it feels like a treasure hunt.  I have grown very fond of these new chickens.  They are very cooperative – I feed them corn, and they roam about our meadow, and they give us eggs.  A fair trade.  And I love the deep cooing, low chuckling sounds they…

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