Last week I thought back a little wistfully on a few years ago. It must have been sometime around 2006. I had become the happy owner of two chickens (Fieke and Antoinette) and a rooster (Guus). In my city garden in Eindhoven. They lived in a beautiful wooden coop built by my father. With, of course, a chicken run for some good foraging. Every morning, I waited expectantly to see if any eggs had been laid. It took some time, but after a while Fieke and Antoinette produced a considerable output.

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