Red Bucket Farm is an urban farm on a quarter acre property in an average residential neighborhood. We are located in Wisconsin, USDA Zone 5. We focus on chickens, bees, orchard fruit, and raised garden beds for fruits and veggies. We hope to reduce our footprint on the planet by growing some of our food, reducing our use of fossil fuels, and gardening with sustainable practices. Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Frozen Eggs

I gathered three eggs from the hen house around 9 am this morning. One was warm and lovely; another was frozen solid with small cracks in the shell; the third was frozen and pecked open (photo above). I suspect the girls laid eggs so early this morning that they were frozen by the time I retrieved them. We are so very tired of sub-zero temperatures. (Beta-dog gets to eat the broken egg.)

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