For this week’s Flock Friday update, we have some chicken egg news… but first, the ducks (who still aren’t laying, at least as far as I can see).
That’s a rather dirty bill you have there, Bert:
That’s better. And a funny expression on Gert’s face:
Got a drooling problem, Bert?
Going after mealworms:
Beads of water glowing in the sun:
On to the chickens; here’s looking at the new ones through the remaining weed stalks:
The older chickens in veggie garden, wanting me to open the gate into the new run (which I will do in about a week, probably):
The new chickens again:
Lavender in a nesting box; yep, she’s laying now:
The older chickens are still on their winter vacation, with only one egg every few days, but the new girls are picking up the slack. When chickens first start laying, they often have smaller eggs, like this one:
Lavender accidentally laid an egg on the ramp:
But now all four of the new girls are laying; check out that dark brown one!
(The ramp egg and these three in the nesting box were the same day.)