16 year old Goldilocks laid an egg.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bantymum, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. Well shes done it again!!! she laid an egg on Saturday.
    Goldilocks is the only hen here who lays white eggs.
    The silkies are all on nests and cant get to the place where she laid. The other black hen lays brown eggs.
    So this egg belonged to Goldie.
    She is something very special. I really want to get her recognised by some organisation. She deserves a trophy.
  2. Zenbirder

    Zenbirder Songster

    May 3, 2007
    New Mexico
    How about a pat on the back to you for taking such good care of her!
  3. mom23chicklets

    mom23chicklets In the Brooder

    May 31, 2007
  4. chickengirlnm

    chickengirlnm Songster

    Sep 4, 2007
    clovis, new mexico
    wow I did not know they could lay at such an age.
    give her plenty of treats and lots of love, what a good girl!!
  5. Wow 16 years old and laid an egg, what a special girl you have there. heck to have a chicken that has made it to 16 is special in a class all its own. You must have a chicken fortress to keep her safe from predators all these years.
  6. akcskye

    akcskye Songster

    Apr 11, 2007
    Way to go Goldie!

    I had a game hen, Emma, who layed a dozen eggs during the week of Easter, and died a spry old age of 12...so I can feel your pride!
  7. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    How cool!!!
    Give her a big old high 4 for us!
  8. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

    Jul 8, 2007
    Woodville, MS
    When I saw your post I thought surely you meant 16 weeks. But I took a look at your blog page and you really do mean 16 years. I'm in shock and awe - didn't know they could live that long. Any info I've found says several years tops. I'll have to show this to my husband. Again, all I can say is "Wow" she really does need to be documented.
  9. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    [​IMG] [​IMG] congrats
    how long has it been since she laid ?
  10. Thanks, she last laid last year in summer, wow thats a tongue twister!
    Ill take a pic today so you can see her headcomb.
    shes an orpington cross. xbreds must have very good genes, same as dogs.
    She is very happy !!

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