20 Week old Ameraucana Ladies Laid First Eggs Today

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Barry Natchitoches, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. Barry Natchitoches

    Barry Natchitoches Songster

    Sep 4, 2008
    I have 16 Ameraucana chickens: 3 cockerels, 10 pullets, and 3 that we're still not sure what sex they are.

    They are 20 weeks old today.

    This morning when my wife went to feed the little feathered babies, she found a little blue egg in one of their nests. It weighed one ounce exactly and was 1 and 3/4 of an inch long.

    Then this afternoon when she went in to check on their food and water levels, she found another little blue pullet egg. It was pretty much the same size, weight and beautiful shade of blue that the earlier egg had been.

    Neither hen signed their creation, so we don't know yet who our new egg layers are. Except that we're pretty certain that it's not one of the three known boys....
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2011
  2. M.sue

    M.sue Songster

    May 29, 2011
    Congrats.....First eggs are always ...oh so ever exciting!!! I bet they are the prettiest blue too!!
  3. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Songster

    May 8, 2011
    Southeast Minnesota
    you should really post a pic of it

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