This week, the farm's young chickens, raised as chicks in a coal-fired brooder starting in March, are starting to lay their first eggs. These first eggs are small, but they will soon get bigger. Young hens are often called pullets, and these first small eggs are called pullet eggs.
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The Furrow is the online newsletter of The Friends of Howell Living History Farm. We will be updating this site about once a week with crop reports and other insights into life on a horse-drawn living history farm.
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