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RE: Gardens, Chickens, Fairy Ring

  • Subject: RE: Gardens, Chickens, Fairy Ring
  • From: "andreah" <andreah@hargray.com>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 09:57:48 -0400

Thank you, I-Gor ;-) -we like our Abby-Normals.......Now I want to be able
to buy colored eggs. I never knew that. You learn something new everyday on
this list. Of course I'm allergic to eggs, which is a big bummer because I
love them. Anyone know what makes them come out colored????
A

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Jesse Bell
Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 3:04 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Gardens, Chickens, Fairy Ring

Ya know...I don't know WHY they are not in the grocery store.  I guess
people get used to a certain color and don't like to stray from the
"norm".  I'm the opposite...abby-normal...I go the opposite direction
and want something different.


On 9/29/09, Catharine Carpenter <cathycrc@comcast.net> wrote:
> I think a fairy ring involves mushrooms. The eggs I get from a local
farmer
> occasionally involve green and pink. Love them. Wonder why they aren't
> available in stores.
> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>
>
> On Sep 29, 2009, at 1:38 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:
>
> >
> > O.K., I am frantically trying to clean up all my gardens before winter
> > hits because if I don't, I will never want to get back into them again
> > when spring thaws everything out and I see what didn't get done!
> > Ughhh.
> > But anyway - yesterday I got my first blue/green chicken egg.  I
> > squealed.  I have four Ameraucana Chickens that I bought in early
> > spring.  They are called the "Easter Egg Chicken" because their eggs
> > will come in a variety of colors, cream, pink, blue, green.  Last
> > night I picked up my first one and it's a blue/green color.  Wheeeeee!
> > Can't wait to see what color the others lay.  If they lay a blue egg,
> > they will always lay eggs that color.  I think one of them is laying,
> > but I can't tell because it's a cream color.  My luck, to get a
> > colorful chicken that lays a cream colored egg.  But we'll see.  As my
> > Wyandotte start to thin out, I will replace my chickens with the
> > Ameraucanas.  They are really interesting little birds and have a
> > great disposition.
> > And last but not least...we had 18 days of rain in the last 27 days
> > (ughhhhh) and last week I had this circle of mushrooms in my back
> > yard.  A BIG circle.  Is that called a fairy ring?  Or is the fairy
> > ring a dark green circle of grass?
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jesse R. Bell
> >
> >
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