Mama Root Beer

12 08 2010

Well, I can now say that we have Egg #1. Root Beer the Chicken proved her worth this morning with the following deposit into the nest box:

…and no, she didn’t deposit the golf balls. Apparently placing golf balls into a nest box encourages young hens to lay their eggs there instead of other, less desirable places.

Now to see when the remaining 2 birds will step up to the layer’s box!




One response

12 08 2010
Birds, Berries & Bees « fartwaffle

[…] try to keep them fat and happy. Plus they’re such fun to watch, even if we haven’t seen egg #1 […]

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