Yesterday, while working in the yard, I was nearly attacked by a Silkie Bantam!
After rooting around the back end of my compost, I discovered my Silkie had moved out of the pen and had taken herself a deluxe one-nest apartment next to an all-you-can-eat buffet (also known as the compost pile).
Now, I had been wondering why my Silkie Bantam had stopped producing eggs. The little sneak wanted to hatch a brood! All in all, we found ten eggs. I chose my son to kick her off to bring in the eggs.
This morning, on the way to the coop to let the ladies out, my Malaysian Serama was just a-hollerin'. For being pint-sized, she sure does have a howl. She's the second loudest in my flock (the loudest being my Brahma Hen). She was so proud of herself, for she had laid her first egg ever! It's slightly larger than a penny, and I can't wait to do some Pysanky artwork on it. I wonder how many calories, maybe five? Haha!