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Four hens a-laying!

Lily laid her first egg! She settled into the nest in earnest this morning when Hope hopped up there to show her how it’s done. It will be very hard to tell her eggs apart from from Hope’s and Amelia’s. … Continue reading

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They work hard for their living…

Thanks to me, you’ll now be channeling that old Donna Summer song all day. “She works hard for the money, so hard for it honey, she works hard for the money, do you better treat her right” The girls have … Continue reading

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Gridlock in the coop, and Autumn goes AWOL

We had a full-up traffic jam on the nesting counter yesterday. Hope was camped out in her preferred spot in what I call her “laying trance” – feathers fluffed and eyes glazed  – very serious about this business of laying eggs. … Continue reading

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Whodunit?

Found a lovely egg in the “right” place this morning – assumed it was Hope’s, but upon closer inspection it seems a bit darker, like the ones we’ve been finding in the yard. So maybe Amelia has found her way … Continue reading

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Leaving Eggs for the Big Apple

We’re headed to NYC and looking forward to it, but I do feel a bit like I’m abandoning Hope. She has laid an egg every morning since the first one – didn’t even take a break on the Sabbath. I haven’t … Continue reading

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