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by Heather Nicholson of Scratch Cradle Are you getting more eggs in your basket? In spring as the day length increases, chickens will lay more frequently. Did you know that leg color, egg color, and behavior may change as well? Chickens lay fewer eggs in the winter and more in the spring and summer. As […]Read more »
by Heather Nicholson of Scratch Cradle Have you ever wondered what makes blue eggs blue or why a green egg layer might hatch from a blue or brown egg? Did you know that brown eggs are coated with a “paint” made from blood, and blue egg shells contain a chemical byproduct of bile? Read on […]Read more »