Chicken Coops 101

Chicken Coops 101

Three years ago, in February of 2012, the Hunky Foreman and I decided we wanted chickens. Well, he’d wanted chickens for a really long time, and I finally buckled under. We didn’t know anything about raising chickens — like, nothing — and what we knew about building a chicken coop was even less. So we […]

Hens Laying Rubber Eggs?

Hens Laying Rubber Eggs?

Are your hens laying odd eggs? We now have 21 hens and 2 roosters at Berkeley Farm, and, for the most part our hens lay pretty predictably — we consistently have anywhere from 5-15 eggs a day (averaging about 10-12), with hard shells and great yolk color. Every now and then, though, our hens lay […]