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MNPinto2014 Mon 24-Feb-14 15:02:18

... of the year in the half made hen house they shelter under.

DH noticed Edna hareing off to it yesterday and went to investigate and found her and 9 eggs on bare wood, obviously padded nest boxes are obsolete grin

Chasingsquirrels Fri 28-Feb-14 16:49:47

ohh lovely!
I just came on to post about first eggs of the year - mine stopped laying last Nov, then 2 died so only 1 left. She laid on Sun, I got 3 new birds on Mon and old girl has laid every day since smile
So only one a day at the moment but the new girls should be in lay by the end of March and then it will be eggs galore.

pregnantpause Mon 03-Mar-14 12:24:05

My young uns have laid throughout the winter (but they're laying breeds) the pretty ones - the pure breeds, are not laying yet, but today we had a third egg!grin I suspect Edith or Beth have come back into lay, but many Weeks of careful spying will now ensue

MNPinto2014 Fri 14-Mar-14 00:29:41

We are getting 2 a day from 3 hens, sometimes 3 eggs, we know who had laid a different shell colours.

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