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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 »
by Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick I had never witnessed one of my hens laying an egg until today and as luck would have it, I had my camera handy! I find the entire process of egg-laying fascinating and thought I’d share with you some of the more interesting, random facts I have learned […]Read more »