Our first Dozen

8 Mar

We’ve identified the layer. We caught her in the act yesterday:

She’s definitely one of the cross-breeds, and P thinks she’s the one he calls Fricassee.

And what an act it was.

65 grams! I struggled to close the egg carton.

We now have our first dozen eggs, and we’re having eggs on toast tonight…

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10 Responses to “Our first Dozen”

  1. sarahskitchenadventures March 8, 2012 at 6:17 pm #

    Wow – imagine what you’ll get when the rest start laying!

  2. Kate March 8, 2012 at 7:40 pm #

    Oh wow well done fricasee

    • L from 500m2 in Sydney March 8, 2012 at 10:52 pm #

      She is quite friendly too 🙂 She and her friend Kiev are my husband’s favourites. He’s quite sweet with them, but not sweet enough not to name them after chicken dishes…

  3. Liz March 8, 2012 at 8:20 pm #

    Very exciting. I am going to draw up plans for a hen house this weekend and then one day all this excitement may be mine too.

  4. Barbara Good March 9, 2012 at 6:42 pm #

    Congrats on the first of many dozens. We love eggs here too, that might be because it’s the only thing Mr Good can cook if he’s in charge of dinner for the girls. Well that was until tonight when he hit the jackpot giving Miss Two a peanut butter, jam and sultana sandwich (which is exactly what she asked for). She ate two of them in record time, usually she manages only half a sandwich. Pity about the nutritional value, though it must be better than a Happy Meal mustn’t it?

  5. Gardenglut March 10, 2012 at 10:30 am #

    I am going to sound childish – ‘ i want chickens’. I am so envious of all this lovely egg and chicken talk. Enjoy your cackleberries!

  6. See My Footprints March 14, 2012 at 1:49 am #

    Kiev is a great name for a chook!

    We are thinking ‘Benedict’ (I know, a boy name but oh well) if we add to our girls. We have a Bacon, Nicoal (she’s black), Snow White, Combless/Comby (doesn’t have much of a comb), Spots and not long ago lost Stripey.

    Congrats on this dozen and may there be many more to come 🙂

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