One of the baby hens from our second flock “Cutie” laid her first few eggs this week at 22 weeks old! She is an Easter Egger and we did get her because of the rave reviews on how great a family chicken they make and we were also hoping for that blue or green shaded color egg the breed is known for. She didn’t lay a blue or green egg but a light tan color. We don’t mind. We are proud of her. Continue reading
At 19 1/2 weeks old, our Golden Sex Link chicken “Goldie” laid an egg. This is the first egg from our flock of six chickens. The excitement from our household can’t be covered in writing, you just had to be here. The kids are beyond thrilled and I’m happy all of our hard work is paying off. We are hoping the first egg brings on more. Time will tell in who else will start laying soon. The goal for us is to be able to share with friends/family and not have to purchase eggs from the grocery store if we can help it.
I’m the proud owner of six soon to be laying hens. My family loves eating eggs but in personally knowing one can only have fried, scrambled, or boiled eggs so often before becoming bored, I needed some new go to suggestions. The Perfect Egg: A Fresh Take on Recipes for Morning, Noon, and Night cookbook has been a God-send. This book is a well of information and offers up over 70 fresh ideas for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and desserts. I appreciate the work the authors have done in taking something as simple as an Egg and spotlighted it’s wonderful diversity to please even the most picky of palettes. Continue reading