Tuesday, 27 January 2009

chooks...

Last Friday, I posted about how much I love the fresh eggs my chooks lay for us. Then, we had a 3 day drought of no eggs at all, murphy's law I guess. Paisley Jade commented on that post that her chicken's weren't laying either, and I began to wonder if there was something going on that I didn't know about...


Then today they began laying again and we had 2 very beautiful brown eggs! YUM! Aimee had them for her lunch... Nothing quite like eating eggs laid that very same day!

BTW, Kristy, I have no idea what type of chickens we have - they're just ordinary brown feathered chooks that we got when the girls had calf club day at their school. :)

UPDATE; After Little Miss Flossy's comment I now believe that my chickens are Rhode Island Red's :)



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6 comments:

Mommab@sbcglobal.net said...

soo soo cool to have fresh eggs! Huggs Marion

Little Miss Flossy said...

Fresh eggs are one of the things I miss most about living in the country, we had lots of chooks and the kids got pocket money from selling the eggs (Amazing what townies will pay for 6 organic free range eggs!) Are they Rhode Island Reds? Google image and see...

PaisleyJade said...

Ha - ours have started laying again too!! Wow - rhode island reds are great... we don't have any though.

Thimbleanna said...

It's so fun to see pictures of all those eggs. I wish we could have them -- I'd love to have fresh eggs. Fun to see the new garden you're building too -- especially since we're still buried in snow!

The Bodhi Chicklet said...

Those are gorgeous eggs, I bet they are delicious.

tsduff said...

You know, most chickens take a break from laying during the winter, and start up again in the spring. I love the brown eggs from my Brahma hens.

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