A few egg pics

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by ecocheapomom, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. ecocheapomom

    ecocheapomom Songster

    Apr 30, 2009
    New Hampshire
    At 23 weeks, we now have about half of our girls laying. We have 8 NH reds and 4 are laying for sure. We get 3 or 4 eggs per day. All in the nesting boxes. It is still a thrill for us all to treck out to the coop, open the egg door and to see those lovely eggs awaiting us. My kids always say "Thank you chickens!" And my 3 year old has started taking each egg up to the fence and asking the hens "Did you lay this?" We love it!

    Our very first egg. Soft shelled and broken, but we were psyched!

    One of our first, small, intact eggs side by side with a store bought one.

    After we cracked open a few double yolkers. We have since gotten many more. Some so large they can't fit in the egg carton.

    A collection of our eggs as they were phasing out the store boughts. I love the variety in color, shape and size.

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Eggs are really beautiful, all the shades and tones, very artistic.
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I've finally got some of my pullets hatched on 4/27 that have started laying.


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