10.02.2006

Chickens and Eggs


My girls are now 22 weeks old. From left to right in the front, we have a Silver-Laced Wyandotte (black and white); Buffy, a Buff Orpington; an Ancona, some black-with-white-speckles Italian/Mediterranean hen; and a White Leghorn. In the background, big White Orpingtons. The Orpingtons and Leghorns are all very friendly and love to be petted.


A full nest, with lots of feathers, which seem to fly in the henhouse. We're getting about a dozen eggs a day now from the 25 pullets. Some very small, some bigger...but that's a lot of eggs!

8 comments:

Joanie said...

Now you need a Cook book--A million and one ways to prepare eggs.
Enjoy--YUMMMMMMMMMMM

RheLynn said...

Some pretty chickens there! The black-with-white-speckles especially is beautiful!

msfortuknit said...

Did you know that the inside of a sheeps brain looks like cooked chicken, yes ive just discovered this last week and have not been able to look at chicken the same way

Gattina said...

Indeed that is a lot ! The chicken look so nice, I could never eat a chicken I knew before ! I had this once in Italy, they kept the sunday chicken in the garden and it was so friendly. When it stood cooked on the table, I had to run away, I got sick !
Thanks for your comments on my blog, I will come back to you !

Glaistig said...

Fresh eggs. Yum! Those are some purty chickens :) Do your kitties ever try to "mess" with 'em?

(My great-grandmother had a chicken coop in SC. I used to beg my Mom for a baby chick but she said they wren't allowed in the suburbs. Shoot!)

Severina said...

Pretty chickies! I'm sure those chickens could take care of themselves. I've seen them chase a cat or two.

So what do ya do with all those eggs?

Chris said...

So, what are you DOING with all those eggs??

Obsidian Kitten said...

well, we eat as many as we can! heehee

i sell some, as well