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Re: GRAND EGGS!


If they were mine, they would probably be pets too. But because I love  
chicken, I have a farming friend who has no such feelings, so I get  
eggs and free range, organic chicken meat from her.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Feb 29, 2008, at 2:41 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:

> Not mine.  Everything we have on the farm becomes more like PETS.   
> I'm just ridiculous about it.
>
>
> Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com> wrote:
>  I wondered about roosters... do they go into the pot?
>
> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>
> On Feb 29, 2008, at 10:28 AM, Daryl wrote:
>
>> I guess I'm a greatgrandchicken several times over, but I had a head
>> start - I've been raising them for more than 20 years. I kept the
>> shell of one of the first eggs around for a long time. I don't know
>> what happened to it. I can still remember the thrill of that first
>> egg. I found it when it was still warm. And the first grand egg was
>> a thrill, and the first great grand egg...
>>
>> Alas, I don't have any more descendents from the original batch.
>> They've all gone on to the big coop in the sky. I have some 2 year
>> olds and 11 month olds now, and I'll get some new chicks when they
>> come into the local feed store. It saves on having to decide what to
>> do with the surplus roosters. I'm too old for that now, and there
>> aren't many people locally that still keep birds. One rooster would
>> be ok, since our old boy died a month or so ago, but two is just too
>> much fighting.
>>
>> d
>>
>>
>>> I think this makes me a Great Grand Chicken or something. Maybe I
>>> should
>>> "bronze" one of those little eggs and put it on a platform.
>>> (laughing)
>>
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