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Aliza Ess's Blog – April 2011 Archive (2)

One-Day Old Ducklings!

 



That's right, four little ducklings. And you are correct, that is a White Orpington chicken that's raising them!



A month or so ago, one of our White Orpington chickens got a little broody, which means she didn't want to get off her eggs. So we decided we might as well make use of it and get some fertilized duck eggs.

 

Four hatched successfully yesterday! In the morning when we fed the chickens one of the eggs had hatched, and by the time I…

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Added by Aliza Ess on April 21, 2011 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

What to do with all these eggs?!

Late spring is a terrible time for seasonal food. The pantry full of canned goods and dry goods is running low, and the littlest of seedlings are just beginning to poke out of the ground.



At this time of year I've been thinking a lot about Easter, Passover, and other springtime rites. All of those holidays…

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Added by Aliza Ess on April 7, 2011 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

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