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More Strange Eggs

Right after the “no shell” egg, we had two tiny eggs. It’s not too unusual to see these, but two of them within a week is pretty unusual. The brown one is from a Rhode Island Red, and the green … Continue reading

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Strange Eggs

Anyone who has raised chickens for a while has certainly seen some strange eggs laid by the hens. I have seen a small egg inside of a large egg, double yolk eggs, long thin shaped eggs, and probably others that … Continue reading

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Building a Roll-away Nest Box

We were having a constant problem with eggs being broken and eaten, and with very dirty eggs. Cleaning the eggs was taking a significant amount of time, and it was a nasty, smelly job. We needed roll-away nest boxes. There … Continue reading

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Chicken Snakes

Chicken snakes always seem to eventually show up when you have chickens. I usually like having them around since they are also known as rat snakes for a good reason. The trick is to gather the eggs regularly so they … Continue reading

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