Saturday, April 11, 2009

Golden Treasures in Fragile Packages







Mom wanted hens so last week Dad made this silly hen house out of an old grain silo. Hehehe! Now there is eggs, and every day we go collect them. Mom says it feels special to gather eggs, we say it is special to eat omlets. The hens can free range during the day, then go home at night. Every day a hen will lay one egg. When she thinks she has enough, she will sit on them until they hatch, so a 20 day old egg will hatch the same time as an egg that was laid on the last day! Kewl-huh? But there is no rooster, so there would be no chicks... so we take the eggs each day, and then the next day, there will be more treasures to collect. It is an Easter Egg hunt everyday now!



17 comments:

  1. That's a cool hen-house! That was such a creative idea for repurposing the grain silo!

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  2. Lucky you, Wolfies! I bet you guys would love to each have one in your mouths and eat yolk, white and shell, all in one good bite!

    Kisses,
    Stella

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  3. Wow, Saige and Guinness! How cool that you get to have chicken friends and eggs! My mom had a pet chicken when she was little and she just loved it. You're lucky dogs!

    See ya!
    Joey

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  4. WOWZERS! How do you feel about those chickens?!!? Do you stare at them? I"d just HAVE to stare at them.
    Play bows,
    Zim

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  5. Hi, friends!
    Sure you enjoy the freshest eggs everyday!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  6. Hi Saige and Guinness

    Little man's mum would just love to have chickens and be able to collect eggs every day. You are very lucky dogs!

    lots of woofs
    Clive

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  7. You must have loads of self control not to chase the hens!!

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  8. Cool! I'd love to have fresh free range eggs sister. Do you think they'd make the trip in the mail across the Gulf?

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  9. If we had chickens, we could have eggs everyday. We usually only get eggs on Sundays during "family breakfast"

    Princess Eva

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  10. Your hen house is cool - we would love to have fresh eggs every morning!
    We are impressed that you are not chasing the chickens..........
    Thanks for the 'get out of jail' card for Bailey - very thoughtful of you - lets her home for Easter!!
    Your pals
    Martha & Bailey xx

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  11. You are farmers now. Those do not look like chickens I have seen. I thought they came in pieces in plastic wrap.

    Slobbers,
    Mango

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  12. Cute chickens!! I bet Saige and Guiness LOVE that!

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  13. Oooooh, birds and eggs....two of my favorite things to eat. Ooops, maybe I shouldn't have said that......Mmmmmm.

    Wiggles!
    Brind'Amour

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  14. Oh man, if we have chikinz and eggies around I'd be a nervous wreck for wanting them!



    Love
    Rudy

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