Saturday, August 21, 2010


As  our nest empties this week with the kids heading back to college -- I feel compelled to mention the nesting -- or lack of it in the chicken coop lately.

The heat of the last couple weeks has taken a toll on our hens --
which has resulted in vast barren-ness among the biddies.
Today I pulled the first egg in over a week from the coop -- 
and it is 

Last week, for the first time in a LONG time, I had to buy eggs at the store.  I was embarrassed.

Annnnddd...go figure -- I just happened to have purchased eggs during the massive egg recall!  

Fortunately, the eggs I purchased were safe from the salmonella.
I'm hoping today brings more eggs -- if not, I'm putting a fan on for the girls in the pen. 

To see if eggs you have purchased are re-called for salmonella, go here to look up the information.

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