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Brood coop update

 white cochin hen and egg company

It would seem that 15 eggs is one egg too many for our broody Cochin hen to sit on because she ate one the other day bringing the total down to 14.

You might want to consider leaving the empty egg shell in there with her for safe keeping.....unless you need to know what it feels like when a chicken's beak bites down on a human finger.

Read all of the entries about our broody hen:





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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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