How do eggs hatch?

How do eggs hatch?

We had a very busy weekend around our house with 13 duck eggs and 4 chicken eggs hatching! I was sharing photos on Instagram and had a lot of questions about the hatching process and how do eggs hatch? There are lots of sources online, but I am going to share some photos from this weekend and try to explain without using too many technical terms. The above image shows an egg being “candled” to reveal the chicks growth inside the egg. This egg was about 7 days along in its development. The veining is really good to see! The empty spot on the left of the egg is the air sack. Three days before my eggs are scheduled to hatch I again candle the eggs and use a pencil to draw on the egg where the air sack is at within.… Read Full Post
Green therapy – Gardening For Wellbeing

Green therapy – Gardening For Wellbeing

It is no secret that being out in the woods, walking through a forest, or being surrounded by nature is good for your wellbeing. But you can extend that amazing impact by taking up gardening. Not only will you be able to benefit from how beautiful the garden will look, but even the smallest of space can also give you the opportunity to enjoy some of the mental benefits.  Photo by Benjamin Combs on Unsplash Growth One of the most wonderful things about gardening is after you have planted seeds, bulbs, and even bare stalks, you can watch it grow. There is always something that needs to be done as they grow too. Weeding, trimming them back, helping thinner stalks stand tall with bamboo beams and ties.  And when it is all done, you get the ultimate satisfaction in watching your seeds bloom or bear fruit and vegetables.  You are needed.… Read Full Post
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