The almighty egg


January 26, 2023

Virginia Parker

This is how you plant chickens, but you have to start them early–joked the photographer.

Most people know I have a few chickens in my backyard, and sell a few eggs to my neighbors.

It never seemed like much of a big deal to me until recently egg prices shot up. We've all heard the nursery rhyme of the goose that laid the golden egg, but I never thought I would see the day when a dozen eggs cost more than a gallon of milk.

My little backyard flock has become very popular and that makes me happy.

I usually consume six eggs a week unless I'm baking a lot, which I do once a month or so.

The demand for eggs has grown exponentially in the past few months. According to national news...

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