Eggs-tra Special for You, Happy Easter!
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These eggs are naturally colored, by the breed of the chickens my friend raises on her ranch near Casa Grande, Arizona. Starlene says that one of her hens always produces the green ones. The breed is called "Araucana’, nicknamed the Easter Egg chicken, with more information in the linked wikipedia article. These are just too pretty to do any other decorating with. Hope my grand-daughters enjoy them Easter morning. And with this image, my Easter greetings to all of you, my friends.
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