by Karen Brier

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February 21, 2013
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The first egg is most expensive

We found the first egg from our chickens this weekend - a whole month ahead of schedule. It is beautiful, but should really be solid gold considering how much it cost. It didn't seem like a lot at the time, but when you add it up, it's a little scary.

We got the chickens in October last year for about $80. Over the last four months we've spent almost $500 on heat lamp fixtures, heat lamp bulbs, bedding material, chick and chicken feeders and waterers, organic food and a few toys. They spent the first couple of months inside, then …

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