The hens and the chocolate eggs

basket of easter egg hunt

Lilac the hen and eggs easter egg hunt treeLilac the hen and basket of eggs primula flowers

The hens laid the chocolate eggs around the garden again. We still don’t know how they wrap them in such pretty foil. Wings are built for flying, not wrapping. Everyone agreed they were very well camouflaged this year. In fact, two were so elusive that a second party had to be sent out to find them. Lots of eggs, which will last everyone for a very long time.

Good job the sun came out.

Happy Easter to everyone.

8 thoughts on “The hens and the chocolate eggs

  • Sunday 27 March, 2016 at 1:28 pm
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    Lovely pictures, I love your sweet little eggs and the hens 🙂

    • Sunday 27 March, 2016 at 8:34 pm
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      I can’t believe how fast they all are now at finding the eggs.

  • Sunday 27 March, 2016 at 6:18 pm
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    The eggs look great and the chicken looks slightly non-plussed.

    Happy Easter x

    • Sunday 27 March, 2016 at 8:45 pm
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      She does a bit. Probably recognizes the shape, but puzzled by the shine and pattern.

  • Sunday 27 March, 2016 at 8:04 pm
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    Why doesn’t our Banty lay Chocolate eggs I may ask …..obviously we don’t train her well…..

    • Sunday 27 March, 2016 at 8:49 pm
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      Ah. The secret is to feed the hens a little bit of chocolate the night before. Only works at Easter, and they only lay the chocolate eggs on Easter Sunday. No good pushing your luck.

  • Friday 8 April, 2016 at 2:08 am
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    Wow – if I ever get a chicken, that’s the type I’ll get. 😉

    • Friday 8 April, 2016 at 10:34 pm
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      Only works on Easter Sunday. Hang on to your chocolate the rest of the year!

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