We've got EGGS!! That's right! Our chickens are now laying eggs and what a colorful bunch they are!
We have 3 chickens that lay white eggs, 3 chickens who lay brown eggs and 2 chickens who lay olive & blue colored "Easter Eggs"!
How cool is that!
We were surprised to find that they started laying last week and the first of the eggs was a white one by one of the Bantams! We don't know who actual laid it out of the 3.
We'd really expected the Partridge Rock Hen to lay the first egg and to our surprise, one of the Bantams won out! And it was a double yolk!!
So today we will be chatting about eggs and I've even included some of our favorite egg recipes for you to try! I'll also include back links to some past posts of the 8-Sisters!
I posted a cute blurb on My Fitness Pal about where these 8-Sisters lay their eggs and thought I'd share it with you, dear reader. It brought a smile to some of my friends faces and they commented that they did not know that the eggs came in different colors or that free range chickens lay their eggs where they want to! Oh do they!!
This post is over two weeks as we are so busy with canning and freezing, with all the fruit and vegetables coming in fast and hard! But each morning, with our baskets, hubby and I scour the yard for the eggs. It is like going on an Easter Egg Hunt every day. And they lay at different times of the day.
|Digger, Monster Truck Grave Digger - named by Grandson|
So, our Digger & Shark, the Easter Eggers lay the blue & olive green.
Digger lays in the nesting box or in the garden. Shark lays in the table saw cabinet. Yes, you read that right!
Flapper lays a tan egg in the window well of the down stairs bath every day.
|Burn - named by Granddaughter|
Some egg recipes: And more @ Incredible Egg
How to hard boil an egg http://www.incredibleegg.org/recipe/easy-hard-boiled-eggs/
Classic Egg Salad http://www.incredibleegg.org/recipe/classic-egg-salad/
Basic French Omelet
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