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050 Winter and farm fresh eggs, listeners favorite farming things, hybrid or heritage laying chicken

Released Wednesday, 12th December 2012
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Updates from around the farm:

Chickens - they love the round bales in their area for winter
Lower egg production - no heat lamp
Pigs- not in winter paddock yet- no real snowfall
Cat in a hoop house
Snow fence is up- why do we hate doing that so much?

In the CoopCast Community

Gaertagang Farm- Bogs boots
Maple View Farm- Overalls
Nicole- favorite podcasts and online tools
Homemade gift idea- seeds or help starting a garden

This week's Farmers Choice is a discussion on different egg layer breeds

What we like and don't about: Barred Rock, Speckled Sussex, Buff Rock, California, Golden Comet, Rhode Island Red, and Tetra Tint