Caught her in the act!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mandelyn, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. mandelyn

    mandelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the pullet batch we started getting a small green egg, when they were only 5 months old! Installed some nest boxes and the sneaky little girl presented me with an egg an hour later! The others were super nosy about the new nests. I used stackable bins from Lowes, $8.98 each. Screwed them in for stability. She picked the bottom one.

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    The new layer is the cream/red one at bottom left. She was very intrigued and hopped right on in! She's an EE, so I was surprised by her being the first to start! She may be crossed though, I got the eggs from a mixed flock.

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  2. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your eggs! I have ameraucanas, and taking blue eggs out of the nesting boxes every day is so fun! :)
     
  3. mandelyn

    mandelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far all of mine have done green or olive eggs (the ones crossed with a brown layer are putting out the Olive eggs).

    For Blue eggs I have the Legbars. I had some at our last house and they were blue egg making machines!
     
  4. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! No need to dye Easter eggs when the hens do it for you [​IMG]
     

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