Our First Egg

"Well you should have eggs by now," said the cashier. That's what I was thinking. We've fed and watered them, cleaned up after them, and laughed at them too, for five months. But I was standing there at the register, like a virgin, having heard plenty of talk, read and looked at plenty of literature, but wondering if I was ever going to get the real thing.

Our First Egg

"Well you should have eggs by now," said the cashier. That's what I was thinking. We've fed and watered them, cleaned up after them, and laughed at them too, for five months. But I was standing there at the register, like a virgin, having heard plenty of talk, read and looked at plenty of literature, but wondering if I was ever going to get the real thing.

Why We Call People Chicken

Today a couple of them ventured just a little bit further, as you can see in the video, but then in true chicken hearted fashion ran as fast as they could back inside.

I’m a Chicken Keeping Virgin

So now we’ve started talking about what kind of chickens we will get, and where we will get them. I am nervous and trembling, almost ready to cross the threshold, but a little squeamish. We want eggs and meat. We have three growing boys at home. But when I buy a chicken the head and feet and feathers are long gone.

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