Do you know how a hen’s egg is made … exactly?
If you’re a reader of my magazine, MaryJanesFarm, you’ll remember reading the basics of the process in our June-July 2016 “Fresh Egg Overture” issue. But if you’re shyly shaking your head, don’t worry—you aren’t alone (not even close), and I won’t tell.
The appearance of those large and shockingly strong orbs, created in a mere 24-hour time period, is one of nature’s most marvelous mysteries.
Hens won’t tell their secret (I’ve asked—they just cluck coquettishly).
Luckily, I landed upon a nifty little video that gives us an intimate view of the process.
Here’s your farm science lesson for the day: