Category / Silkie bantam eggs

July 25, 2011
Cooler weather is upon us now and that terrible heatwave has, I imagine, drifted out over the Atlantic.  The girls are much happier.  I am too, their eggs have started to return.  This morning I let the girls out,  all of them flew the coop, including broody Feathers.  I have not discovered morning eggs in…

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June 16, 2011
Six of our girls should be laying eggs.   The  three Silkie girls were broody for so long, that I thought I would never savor one of their creations again. FINALLY, I can tell you that all six are once again making beautiful eggs.  The front three eggs in the picture are Silkie eggs.  Dolly’s egg is…

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February 26, 2011
A new life in the making Yesterday, the kids and I candled the eggs for the first time. We did not entirely know what we were doing, but thought that all good farmers candle their eggs for viability, so we should probably do the same. I went in to the garage and found a small…

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February 19, 2011
I called my friend who lives locally over in Cotuit.  She has a lovely farm with a menagerie of animals.  She is involved in so many wonderful organizations and she always goes above and beyond to assist animals in need.  Most recently, she has decided to raise Silkie Bantams.  The other day we were visiting…

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February 12, 2011
  Assorted Silkie Eggs Silkie eggs are so wonderfully adorable.  Here are six resting upon a dessert plate.  Two of their eggs equal one regular size eggs.  Thinking ahead to Easter, they are going to make the sweetest colored Easter eggs.   Silkie hens are wonderful additions to your flock, even though they may not lay the largest eggs, they make-up for it…

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