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My hen, Ghost, was 7 I believe. She sat 2 nests last yr! 26 hatched...and she took great care of each batch. Just a treasure of a hen. However, at about 8-10 weeks she put them on their own🤣. She taught them where, how and when...in and out of coop. When she taught them to roost, done! She graduated them. 🤭

Have several broodies, that I keep for that, no matter their laying. One of my RIRs is a great setter/mom but, her eggs are small. I never let her set those...she's a lovely surrogate! :lol:
 

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Beautiful! Any mushrooms you can eat or just to look at? I love to eat but am not at all confident in foraging for them
I like eating all of the mushrooms in the puffball category. Oddly though, I only saw maybe 2 this year. No idea why. :idunno

Also, my tiny morel patch didn't fruit (but it doesn't fruit every year... so no real surprise).

There are a bunch of "chicken of the woods" mushrooms around, but I am not fond of them. :idunno

So, LOTS of mushrooms this year, but not the ones I wanted! :lol:


As to learning to forage... maybe ask around. Sometimes they have foraging classes at a local park or historical society group....
 
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