“For newly hatched chicken enthusiasts, the first egg from your own hens is a small miracle. ‘You want to dip it in gold,’ said the writer Susan Orlean, who keeps nine hens at her home in Columbia County, N.Y.
Then comes the second egg: enough for a triumphant breakfast.…”
Long article in today’s NY Times by Julia Moskin: https://shltr.net/eggsjulia
Photo by Mark Wallheiser: “A basket of eggs at Greenfire Farms in Havana, Fla.”
Those chocolate eggs are probably from Maran hens.