Anyone else have EE Pullets who hatched at the beginning of May?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ShannonS79, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. ShannonS79

    ShannonS79 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
    I am anxious for eggs and would love to see who else in in the same boat as me, time wise. [​IMG]

    My Girls hatched May 5th, so they will be 18 weeks on the 1st. They are getting red and dark pink around the eyes and comb area, but no squatting or singing the "egg song" yet.
    I think I probably have at least another month or more to wait. But I'm hoping for sooner!! lol.

  2. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    My EE Willow was hatched on 4/4/10 and I am still waiting for her to lay! [​IMG]

    Willow ~
  3. ShannonS79

    ShannonS79 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
    Aww, she is pretty! I have one that looks like her, but without the buff coloring in the tail area. I love how EE's are all so different!
  4. cabot

    cabot Chillin' With My Peeps

    mine hatched on 4/12

    and today she laid this: hooray!!
  5. ShannonS79

    ShannonS79 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
    YEAH!! Congratulations on your first Egg! And blue too! [​IMG]

    Do you think the coloring of the hen has anything to do with the color of the egg?
  6. SparksNV

    SparksNV Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2010
    Spanish Springs, NV
    I have 6 pullets - hatch dates: 4/28, 5/1, and 5/19 - all are Orpington Roo with two different moms - one a Delaware and one an EE. All have some pink on their faces and my EE's have red in their combs - no eggs yet!
  7. MissJenny

    MissJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2009
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Your EE is really pretty! Mine hatched 19 April and laid a lovely blue egg last week, just a few days before she was precisely 18 weeks -- but nothing since. I wan't even expecting it or looking for it. I'm not even sure I heard the egg song. (It has been so god-awful hot that mine are still in their brooder in air conditioning.) I just looked over and there was a perfect, though tiny, blue egg. You'll get one too -- soon.


  8. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:Yes she is pretty ~ I think she is an EE/SLW mix. This week she started getting redder in the comb and has been letting my bantam Cochin cockerel "have his way" with her so I think egg time is coming soon! [​IMG]
  9. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    That IS a beautiful EE. Mine hatched May 25 so I guess I'm looking at at least another 6 weeks. I can't wait! I haven't eaten an egg in almost 6 years but surely I have to eat a green, or hopefully blue egg. [​IMG]
  10. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2008
    W e hatched a whole flock in late April for a friend, but no eggs there yet. SOOOOON, I hope!

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