Urban Hen House

A day in the life of chickens

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Saturday, September 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

  We found quite the surprise in the hen house yesterday – one whopping big egg!  When you compare this big egg, to the regulars, you can see something is different.  So I checked the egg on the scale –it registered off the charts BIG! Beyond extra large – XXL.   I strongly susp... [More]

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Friday, September 9, 2011 | 1 Comments

The American Egg Board says they’re incredible and edible, I still remember that ad campaign and jingle from my childhood.  But, how does an edible egg pop out of one of my hens? Well, we all know the how (and a quick video search on the internet will yield a hen laying an egg to validate your ... [More]

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Tuesday, September 6, 2011 | 1 Comments

  Over the years, I’ve acquired quite a few chicken themed collectables; antiques, farm equipment, art objects, hand crafts, etc. I’ve even drawn, painted, and carved my own chicken art.  Why my captivation –my fascination with fowl you ask?   The rooster.  It is unexplainab... [More]