Yet Another Reason to Raise Your Own Chickens

That’s right, advertisements for TV shows. On your eggs. I am not making this up. I’ve written before about EggFusion, a company that has developed a laser etching technology that allows eggshells to be engraved with, say, an expiration date or other information. But then it occurred to the execs at CBS that there was a moment in our day that was not already dominated by television and advertising:  that moment that we spend...

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The Fotis and Their Chickens

I’ve been a fan of the Foti Family blog for a while now, but somehow I didn’t get it that they were part of the Edible Estates project until I saw the NYT story today.  Read more about all of this over at GardenRant, but meanwhile, I point you to the Fotifarm Egg Production Chart, which put me to some shame, as we have slacked off considerably in our own tracking of egg production.  Then I realized that the Fotis, too,...

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A new hen blog!

Terry Golson, author of the very tempting Farmstead Egg Cookbook, now has a chicken blog that even includes a live ChickenCam.  But it turns out she’s not the only one–she provided a link to an entire collection of HenCams.  So in those rare moments when my own chickens are quiet and off entertaining themselves, I can tune in online.  Watching chickens: this is what the digital revolution has given us. See...

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