I wasn't expecting any eggs until October, maybe November, but it looks like we have an early bloomer in our little chicken flock. I'll tell you the story of how it all went down tomorrow (oh the suspense!) but in the meantime I thought I'd post a little comparison picture. You know one of the first things we had to do with the egg is compare it to the competition.
The top egg is ours, and though tiny, it really does have that lovely orangey yolk that you hear so much about these days. The middle egg is from a local organic farm that feeds their chickens greens and grass clippings, but the birds don't really "free range" like ours do. The have large pens but the plant life has long since been torn out by the constant scratching. The bottom egg is the basic grocery store chicken egg. Looks pretty sad, huh?