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5 year old black star sex-link hen laid an egg.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mamabigbird, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 11, 2010
    Vancouver Island, B.C.,
    If I didn't see it with my own eyes, I wouldn't believe it. Ester and Brown Betty are the last survivors of six chicks I got 5 years ago, as day old babies. I found Ester in the nest box this morning sitting on a huge clutch of eggs. When I finished gathering the eggs I went back to check on Ester. She was standing up in the nest box but looked strange so I was petting her when all of a sudden she gave a push and out slid her egg. What an amazing girl she is. She has always been my favourite. Way to go Ester.[​IMG]
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013
    Way to go Ester! And congrats to you, she's a pretty girl. [​IMG]
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    She looks lusciously healthy!
    What has her egg production been like over 5 years?

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