Thursday, April 14, 2011

Around the farm...



We have made some new discoveries around the farm this week! First we discovered that one of our chickens laid a giant egg. Here it is next to our normal eggs.


As a homeschooling mama I saw this as a good and exciting "science project". We got out the measuring tape and compared the huge egg to our normal ones. Our big egg was about 1" bigger than the others in length and width. Then we researched (AKA googled) what this could mean, and found some pretty amazing things! Who knew that THIS could happen? Wild! THIS was a pretty fun read too if you like that sort of thing.


We couldn't wait to see what was in our egg! And as you can see, it was a nice big double yolker. :)


When all of the research was done Molly cooked it up and they ate it. They said that it tasted extra good. They may be a little prideful when it comes to their chicken's eggs. So cute.



The next discovery was made by Maddie and I on our way up the driveway today. It was a sweet little rabbit! We often see rabbits hopping up our driveway, but this one was teeny! And you know how we are about babies (of any kind) around here. We took a video so that Molly and Tim could see and Maddie gave it the most adorable name ever. :)

What new discoveries have you made this week? xo, Sam

7 comments:

Mama Lusco said...

Fun! We have one hen that frequently lays big ones with double yolks. Wonder if we'd let her roost and it would make twins? :)

mandi said...

Whoa! That egg inside an egg was crazy! I love the narration in the background "that poor bird". Haha!

Enchanted Moments said...

Gorgeous, we have three rabbits, as pets that roam our yard...they are very happy bunnies...I just loved that video of you guys talking, I love listening to the accents...Suzanne, down under, Australia...x

Anonymous said...

A fun fiction book is called "The Enormous Egg". In that book, a dinosaur hatches out of a huge chicken egg. It's written by Oliver Butterworth. I highly recommend it.

Cherishing My Days said...

I'd love to talk to you about keeping chickens in the south. We're getting ready to move to Florida and I've heard bugs can be attracted to the chicken feed. The big bugs they have in FL is my only phobia! Can't be around them! So....I'm wondering if you've found it to be a problem.

Laurie said...

Oh, be still my heart! How cute was that video and your cute little accents! You do make fun memories for your babies.

(((((( zizo's crochet ))))))) said...

oh, it's a tinny rabbit & maddi was so kind.

rinbowrabbet is afunny name.