19 weeks + six pullets = 1 egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mamabigbird, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It finally happened. One of my almost 19 week-olds laid a little pink egg this morning.
    Now to get the other five busy and get the older hens back on line after the moult from hell.
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Congrats on the egg. I'm getting them here and there from my nearly 19 week old pullets. Still haven't identified the guilty party and they're really small eggs.
     
  3. shortstaque

    shortstaque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucky you!!! Mine are 19 weeks today and still waiting. [​IMG] Congratulations!

    Do you know what breed it was?
     
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  4. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think it was one of my two black sex-links,( I think they were called Red Rocks), probably Robin because she's been squatting for me for about two weeks. The other B.S-L, Lil' Crow started squatting just about 5 days ago and my EE Ester is squatting now but I've heard that EEs take forever to lay. I have two red sex-links, same age but they're still just rambuncious adolescents.
    Also Robin wouldn't cuddle up with her broodmates last night. She stayed on the lowest roost by herself. The egg was on the floor under where she slept

    HOORAY! 19 weeks + 6 pullets= 1 egg +1 more = 2. I went to clean the coop and found another tiny pink egg in one of the nest boxes. Another pullet has earned her "big girl status". This is so exciting. I can't wait until tomorrow to see if there's more.
     
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  5. Rachel'sFlock

    Rachel'sFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats! Hooray for first egg!
    [​IMG]

    Brightest Blessings
     

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