28 Week Old EE FINALLY laid an egg.....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChandlersChickens, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And it's green!!!! [​IMG]
    We had her and the leghorn indoors for the past couple days because of the weather so she laid her first egg yesterday indoors. I built them a coop from a box and the walls of a run.

    Apparently after she laid it the leghorn decided to sit on it. My husband thinks she was trying to take the credit for it. Lol!

    So today when she had to lay another egg she knocked down one of the walls to the coop. She broke out! So I let them outside and she ran straight for the nest. She stayed in it for about 20 minutes so I checked on her. She was sitting on another egg....poor thing probably thought she was going to be a mommy until I took it out from under her. Or maybe she didn't want Ms. Leghorn to take the credit again! Lol!

    Here is a pic of her green eggs next to the Leghorn's white eggs. Poor little green eggs don't even fill out the egg holder. They are a little skinny, but I like them. [​IMG]

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  2. cdeans

    cdeans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yay now you can have green eggs and ham for Christmas!!!
     
  3. Suess hens

    Suess hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, we got our first EE egg yesterday as well. She is 29 weeks. I feel your pain on the waiting!
     
  4. lisebarb

    lisebarb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah! What a great Christmas present![​IMG]
     
  5. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah, I thought I was cursed with an egg-less chicken! I gave my parents a dozen eggs today...11 white and 1 green. They loved it! My mom is going to hard boil it and show it off at our big family Christmas get together on Saturday. [​IMG]
     
  6. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    [​IMG] Congrats!
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    It took 30 weeks for two of our Easter Eggers to lay.. One lays brown and the other lays an off white.
     
  8. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have enough white eggs already! Lol. Thank goodness she didn't let me down.
     
  9. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your first EE eggs. [​IMG]
     
  10. pixiechic

    pixiechic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! Our EE eggs are skinny-shaped too, but delicious [​IMG]
     

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