There was a day when I complained that my hens were not laying yet. Yeah.
I'm SO over that!
Everybody laid an egg today. Well, every able bodied hen that is. Mildred (one of Blackbeard's Wenches) didn't but she never has. I think maybe she's um, going through the change if you will. I'm sure she produced plenty of lovely eggs in her day. And then there's Sammie, Beth's sister. She's decided to molt in the middle of the winter. Luckily for her she also has a bum foot and is resting comfortable on the warm back porch with Beth. Her foot is healing quickly. Her feathers growing back, not so much. It might be a little chilly for her when she goes back out.
But back to the eggs. I've got big eggs, little eggs, brown eggs, green eggs and now Precious is laying and her cute little eggs are pink! I'm getting fourteen eggs a day. FOURTEEN. A DAY. They're supposed to slow way down or even stop laying during the winter. There are long lists of things you are supposed to have to do in order to get your hens to lay when it's cold, like leaving a light on to extend they're daylight hours, etc. I'm not doing ANY of those things and yet they keep churning out the eggs.
So do me a favor will you? Post your favorite egg recipe. I need all I can get.