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1st egg from my EE!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Heckel's Hens, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually saw Princess lay today for the 1st time. She is my first EE to lay and I've been anxiously awaiting the egg color, being from a hatchery and all. Just wanted to brag on her a little. This is her egg, among some of the others:

    Taken inside, next to a window for natural light and on a white plate. [​IMG]

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    Alongside a White Leghorn egg:

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    (I'm so good at taking pictures...that's my random foot. LOL)
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2011
  2. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, nice first egg, and beautiful!! [​IMG]
     
  3. MarinMama

    MarinMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you hit the jackpot with that color.n it is gorgeous and a great size. i have some bantam ee and can't wait for them to start laying.
     
  4. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I'm going to blow out the egg and keep it. [​IMG]
     
  5. callahanfarmgirl

    callahanfarmgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is Princess?? My EE are around 15wks & I am so ready to see my first egg!!!!!!
     
  6. equinelyn

    equinelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow that's big!!!
    My RIR hens lay eggs about 2.5 oz, and I just discovered my first americauna egg the other day but it was 1.5 oz.
     
  7. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is one beautiful egg! [​IMG] Great photo-thanks for sharing and congratulations!
     
  8. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I got this out of one of pullets the other day.
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  9. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hey! That's what I was going to say. And can we see Princess?

    I have 2 Ideal Hatchery EE's that are about 4 months old. My 3rd EE, also from Ideal, lays green eggs, she was just short of 5 months old when she layed her first egg.
     
  10. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Princess was 24 weeks, 2 days when she laid that beauty. [​IMG]

    Here she is:

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    She is the farthest to the left, with the partridge coloring. Her "sister" looks the same (next to her), but less golden/red.
     

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