I had to buy a dozen white eggs the other day. I've gathered just one lovely brown egg in over a week from my chicken coop.
And maybe there's a snake too - last summer there was a sudden dramatic drop in egg production that was mysterious until I found this black snake curled up in the corner of the coop. Can you see the egg it swallowed? The snake is dead, by the way. I dragged it out of the coop to take the photo. Normally I let black snakes live, but not if they're inside the chicken coop.
|Just two years ago my refrigerator was full of these. Now I'm buying eggs.|
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