Sunday, February 10, 2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Seed Germination chart

All in one place...I like!

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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Testing Eggs

Our hens are kicking it into high gear!! We are getting anywhere between 6-9 eggs a day....whoo hoo!

Last month we started selling them and hope to have a solid customer base built up in the next few weeks. Currently I am about 3 dozen ahead. We are planning on putting a sign up in the yard in case we have neighbors who would like to purchase them locally rather than at the market.

I always find it interesting what questions people ask about fresh eggs...questions always come up like: "Do you have to have a rooster for hens to lay eggs?" or "How long do fresh eggs last?"...or "Do fresh eggs taste better?". If you have chickens know the

If, in the event, we end up keeping our eggs for longer than a month...I test them by the following method. Have no idea who came up with this but it has always worked for me!