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March 6, 2015 ~ Ham & Eggs

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The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.
Martina Navratilova
But sometimes the chicken wants to be involved but is missing a key element - the rooster!  

We got our chickens last summer.  Seriously one of the best things we've ever done.  For the story, check out this video:  Here Biddy, Biddy

We've learned so much over the last several months and continue to learn more every day.  In October 2014, a good friend named Allison gave me the sweetest gift.  She gave me a young silkie bantam.  Of course, we named her Allison.

Allison began laying on 01/29/2015.  Her eggs are smaller than the other girl's eggs but just as delicious!  I had been told that her breed can be broody and that if she became broody and we wanted to let her hatch some eggs, that Allison (friend, not bird) would supply us some eggs for her.

On February 23, Allison laid her last egg and has been broody ever since.  She steals the o…