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Rick Nichols replied to lisa jennings's discussion 'eggstipation' in the group Backyard Chickens
"Do you have nest boxes? I have found with mine that they prefer to either dig a bowl in the soft dirt around the garden plants, or settle in to the nest boxes lined with hay or straw."
Aug 29, 2012
Jenna Beaulieu commented on lisa jennings's blog post 'Eggstipation?'
"Hi Lisa! I don't have any chickens myself, but I follow another Jenna on her blog Cold Antler Farm. She's an incredible farmer and has actually written a book about chickens for beginners. Maybe if you contact her, she might be able to…"
Aug 25, 2012
lisa jennings added a discussion to the group Backyard Chickens
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eggstipation

Hi, from rural France. I am a Brit mother of 3 living in an old French farmhouse. i have been learning my way through orchard keeping and growing fruit and vegetables over the last 10 years but have just embarked on my first livestock adventure. With 5 supposedly egg-laying chickens purchased and installed 10 days ago in their brand new coop with, supposedly, all the amenities they require i have been looking forward to my first rich yolky rewards....but i am still waiting. Advised by the "farm…See More
Aug 23, 2012
lisa jennings joined Pete and Izzy's Mom's group
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Backyard Chickens

A place to discuss and share the joy and trials of chicken raising! Share your chicken knowledge, photos, coop plans, ask questions, anything chicken related!See More
Aug 23, 2012
Jennifer left a comment for lisa jennings
"Hi, Lisa! I just tweeted a link to your chicken question, so here's hoping we get more eyes (belonging to experienced chicken keepers, which I am not) on your post. I'll keep you updated on what I hear from the twitterverse, and, in the…"
Aug 22, 2012
Jennifer left a comment for lisa jennings
"Yay! So glad you're enjoying HOMEGROWN—and so glad to have you here!"
Aug 22, 2012
lisa jennings posted a blog post

Eggstipation?

Hi, from rural France. I am a Brit mother of 3 living in an old French farmhouse. i have been learning my way through orchard keeping and growing fruit and vegetables over the last 10 years but have just embarked on my first livestock adventure. With 5 supposedly egg-laying chickens purchased and installed 10 days ago in their brand new coop with, supposedly, all the amenities they require i have been looking forward to my first rich yolky rewards....but i am still waiting. Advised by the "farm…See More
Aug 21, 2012
Jennifer left a comment for lisa jennings
"Hi, Lisa. Welcome to HOMEGROWN! My name is Jennifer, and I'm the flock tender here (site updater and tweaker, feeder and waterer of content). I’m so glad you found us from so far away! I lived in France for a few months several years ago…"
Aug 21, 2012
lisa jennings is now a member of HOMEGROWN
Aug 17, 2012

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Dirt Under My Fingernails City Slicker
A bit about me:
a Brit living in a farmhouse in France. raised beds and orchard in the garden, just got my first livestock with 5 chickens (no eggs yet.....)
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
courgette fritatta - got to do something with all these courgettes
Currently reading:
hunger games
Currently listening to:
David Guetta
My latest DIY project:
tiling
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
looking at chickens
Web site I recommend:
http://bbc.co.uk/recipes

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Eggstipation?

Hi, from rural France. I am a Brit mother of 3 living in an old French farmhouse. i have been learning my way through orchard keeping and growing fruit and vegetables over the last 10 years but have just embarked on my first livestock adventure. With 5 supposedly egg-laying chickens purchased and installed 10 days ago in their brand new coop with, supposedly, all the amenities they require i have been looking forward to my first rich yolky rewards....but i am still waiting. Advised by the…

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Posted on August 21, 2012 at 2:13pm — 1 Comment

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At 11:51am on August 21, 2012, Jennifer said…

Hi, Lisa. Welcome to HOMEGROWN! My name is Jennifer, and I'm the flock tender here (site updater and tweaker, feeder and waterer of content). I’m so glad you found us from so far away! I lived in France for a few months several years ago and absolutely fell in love. I bet the rest of the HOMEGROWN community would love to hear about your life there; if you’re game, please don’t be shy about posting stories and photos in The Stew, our member blog. You can always find the latest additions to the site at the very top of the homepage, and if you ever have questions, please don't hesitate to leave a comment on my profile page or shoot me a message. I hope you feel right at home!

At 9:14am on August 22, 2012, Jennifer said…

Yay! So glad you're enjoying HOMEGROWN—and so glad to have you here!

At 9:42am on August 22, 2012, Jennifer said…

Hi, Lisa! I just tweeted a link to your chicken question, so here's hoping we get more eyes (belonging to experienced chicken keepers, which I am not) on your post. I'll keep you updated on what I hear from the twitterverse, and, in the meantime, you might want to post this same question in the Backyard Chickens group, just in case the chicken experts see it there first. We'll get this solved! A girl needs her eggs!

Jennifer

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