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New Egg Layer

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We’ve been getting eggs from 6 out of our 9 chickens.  So, I go out yesterday to eggs as usual and I notice a new style egg… we got a new layer!  Although, we aren’t totally sure who it is still.  The odds are greatest that it is our Buff Orpington, named Goldielocks.  The egg that’s newest to us is the one on top.  We are just happy to have 7 layers now and maybe one day soon we’ll figure it out…LOL!  Now we just have to wait for the other 2 to start laying! 🙂

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A Beginner’s Guide to Backyard Chickens

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Keeping backyard chickens has long been an interest of mine. I’ve never actually gone through with it, partly because I just don’t have the time, partly because the homeowners association would veto it in a heartbeat, and mostly because I have a very reliable, reasonably priced source of pastured, bug-eating chickens and chicken eggs. Nevertheless, I love the idea of stepping outside my back door, greeting the flock of chickens (perhaps by name), and coming back in with an armful of fresh eggs. It’s admittedly a romantic, possibly naive vision, especially without the flecks of manure obscuring it. In any case, I’m drawn to the idea of it, so I’ve researched this growing trend and will share with you my findings in this not-so authoritative guide. Hopefully the general information, links, and leads will inspire you to dig deeper. And if you have any experience raising chickens I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comment board.

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Does anyone want to buy this for our chickens?

If anyone wants to be super kind to our chickens, you buy this for them!  Hey, if you’re here in the Colorado Springs Area, the chickens can even pay you with their Farm Fresh Eggs!!  LOL!

Amazon’s Purchase Link: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00G96S4Y8

DeLonghi TRD40615E Full Room Radiant Heater

DeLonghi TRD40615E High Performance Radiant Heater – Maximum Heat, Efficiently Distributed

The De’Longhi TRD40615E Dragon Whole Room Electric Radiant Heater warms spaces quickly and efficiently. The heater’s flat-panel design creates 25 percent more heating surface area. It also offers dual heating via both convection and radiant heat, ensuring maximum heat with a low surface temperature. The simple controls allow you to customize your heat with an adjustable thermostat and three temperature settings. The heater has a 24-hour timer, and its ECO Plus setting maintains an optimal room temperature while conserving energy. The unit’s permanently sealed oil channels never require refilling, and the heater’s SmartSnap wheels ensure a tool-free setup. Its thermal cutoff prevents overheating.

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Farm Fresh Eggs

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Don’t know about you, but we sure love raising chickens!  Cheers to you for raising chickens, if it is something you also do!!

You just can’t beat the taste of the super fresh eggs those lil ladies leave behind as “RENT”!