Eggsistentialism: What I Learned about Life from Chickens

Eggsistentialism What I Learned about Life from Chickens Eggsistentialism What I Learned about Life from Chickens is a humorous memoir Marley and Me with chickens The author s family set out with great optimism to provide a good life for six one day old chi

  • Title: Eggsistentialism: What I Learned about Life from Chickens
  • Author: Lynne Paris Purtle
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Eggsistentialism What I Learned about Life from Chickens is a humorous memoir Marley and Me with chickens The author s family set out with great optimism to provide a good life for six one day old chicks rescued from a feed store, a life without beak amputations, overcrowded battery cages, and an ignominious end at a slaughterhouse Theirs would be a symbiotic relationEggsistentialism What I Learned about Life from Chickens is a humorous memoir Marley and Me with chickens The author s family set out with great optimism to provide a good life for six one day old chicks rescued from a feed store, a life without beak amputations, overcrowded battery cages, and an ignominious end at a slaughterhouse Theirs would be a symbiotic relationship the humans would provide food, shelter and health care, and the hens would supply them with free omelets, frittatas, and quiches It turns out that raising chickens is not easy The hens had had heart stopping close encounters with everything from killer Barred Owls to prolapsed egg vents As the months passed, and the author and her husband became proficient at caring for their pets, they reaped an unexpected bonus they discovered that chickens are intelligent, curious animals which live joyfully and fully in the moment and form strong bonds with each other and their caregivers They also learned there is no such thing as a free omelet.

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    1. This was a surprisingly enjoyable and humorous read.I came across this book because I needed one with chickens on the cover for one of my many reading challenges in . I wasn't sure exactly what the book was going to be out and although the title had me giggling, I didn't expect that I'd actually enjoy it!I found myself learning all sorts of things about chickens, the inhumane treatment of them and so much more without realizing I was learning these things about them! It was all cleverly conceale [...]

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