Back from a quick vacation... and EGGS!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by superchemicalgirl, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    I was gone for 3 days and came back to this!! My mixed flock of 30 girls are only 21 weeks old and I'm getting between 9-12 eggs a day. The caretaker also took about a dozen. They really changed in the last 3 days, a few of them with no combs had big red combs when I returned. My babies are growing up!

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  2. Cat Water

    Cat Water That Person

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    Nice! Who laid the giant one? Do you know? Are they all laying now?
     
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a great surprise! And a great color selection!

    P.s. I know you didn't ask, but you might consider not washing those eggs. The hen's protective bloom comes off when you wash them in water. They last longer with the bloom intact.
     
  4. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    Thank you. I normally don't wash them but they were quite covered in a nice array of chicken poo by the time I got them and even I didn't want to eat them like that!

    The big white one was laid by a leghorn. I think it's a double yolker.
     
  5. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white ones in the basket are so shiny they look like light bulbs! [​IMG]
     
  6. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Wow ! Looks good ! Your chickens should give mine lessons [​IMG]
     
  7. colada584

    colada584 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] I agree!!! Can your chickens come show mine what to do!!!!
     

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