Almost as if on cue, one of our Orpingon hens laid her first egg today! Exciting moment for us, out here on the homestead. A lot of planning, prayer and hard work is finally coming to fruition. I had a strong sense of urgency to get to work on expanding our chicken coop accommodations, as the birds were coming into maturity. The roosters were beginning to get confrontational over the hens, and the hens were starting to look like they were going to be laying soon.Continue reading "Our hens beging to lay"