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Away in a manger

Hidden egg photo

What's wrong with this photo? I'll bet you can't guess!

Egg in the manger

Either Edgar's started laying eggs or our rascally chickens have taken their hidden-egg caches to another level. Good thing Mark's building a chicken tractor to keep our unruly flock in its place!



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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This reminds me of my rabbit when he was sitting on the eggs in the nest box...
Comment by Kayla Wed Mar 15 15:31:02 2017

most hens lay before noon

so I leave mine fastened up in chicken house and chicken yard until noon or after to keep them laying inside the chicken house

Comment by ralph Wed Mar 15 19:48:59 2017





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