Even though our cockerel Lotto, keeps the hens together and he's a lot bigger than any of them, he is a complete wuss when it comes to getting any treats thrown down for them.
Nearly every time he bends down to pick up a tasty morsel a hen will run up and snatch it out from under his beak! Luckily he's the only one who will eat out of my hand so he always gets something
When I let the hens out yesterday one of them hurried off and disappeared behind a roofing sheet that was leaning against the hay shed wall. I had a look later and found these -
I tested for freshness by putting them in a bowl of water and as they all stayed on the bottom I decided to use some of them in a bit of baking. I made a bread and butter pudding which I forgot to take a photo of before it had been eaten, and a cherry cake
and speaking of eggs, today I collected a really big one compared to normal