One of these eggs is not like the other…

In case you were wondering how we know which chicken gives which egg, here you can see the obvious difference between the darker Rhode Island Red (Hayduke) eggs and the lighter egg from the Buff Orpington (Cracker). The Araucanas (Sally, Maria Algo, and Al Carbon) have yet to start laying, and once they do they should have blue-ish green colored eggs. In any case, pretty soon we will be swimming in eggs (mmm…nice thought huh?) of all colors. And if you have never had the experience of walking out of your house each morning and finding eggs just waiting for you in the chicken house, then you should come visit and you too will able to make an omelette with the freshest of eggs and basil from our garden. It will be one of the most satisfying meals you can ever eat – until you do it again.

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3 thoughts on “One of these eggs is not like the other…

  1. Jonathan Horst says:

    yum, fresh egg omlette. maybe if the party goes late enough tonight….

  2. the injector says:

    beautiful!
    good work, you–collector of eggs.

  3. Did your Araucanas start laying? Ours just started and they are beautiful eggs. It is pretty great to have breakfast from the backyard!

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