Iâ€™ve been buying eggs for 2 months. My family doesnâ€™t eat very much meat, so we technically fall under the flexitarian, or semi-vegetarian category, making eggs very important to my family. When the girls arenâ€™t laying, our choice is to eat more meat or buy eggs. Itâ€™s embarrassing to buy eggs and chicken feed, but […]
The four pullets are finally 20 weeks old, and theyâ€™re the same size as the hens. Even though winter is just a few days away, the girls will start laying eggs soon. Iâ€™m officially on egg watch. Theyâ€™ll start when theyâ€™re ready, though. I donâ€™t see the need to coax them to lay with dummy […]
Modern chickens have been bred to ovulate like gangbusters. On average, an egg is produced every 26 hours when a hen is in her prime. When day-old chicks arrive, not much bigger than eggs, itâ€™s hard to imagine that theyâ€™ll ever produce more food than you can eat, but they do! The amount my hens […]
When it comes to making fluffy omeletâ€”like those served at restaurants when the chefs or cooks know what theyâ€™re doingâ€”youâ€™ll need to master a few techniques to create these airy packages to hold your favorite fillings.
What do you do with bad advice? How do you handle an “expertâ€™sâ€ť opinion that varies drastically from your own? What type of teacher are you? Do you listen, or do you judge? Do you encourage or do you hold back?