Colorful Egg Basket

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lkelly02, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. lkelly02

    lkelly02 New Egg

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    I have 5, 8 month old hens. Easter Egger, Gold Sex Link, Black Australorp, Silver Laced Wyandotte and a Cuckoo Maran. I have been getting 29 to 31 eggs each week for the past 5 weeks. This is a pleasant surprise because I was only expecting about 20 based off what I read about the breeds that I have. I let them run around the yard about 2 hours a day during the week days and then several hours a day during the weekend. They love oatmeal, sunflowerseeds, bugs, vegatables and egg shells and get plenty of fresh water. I like seeing the variety of colors when I go out to collect the eggs!

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  2. bcmama

    bcmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful! I always enjoy going to the nesting boxes and seeing the colors that await me [​IMG] Enjoy!
     
  3. Loghousemom

    Loghousemom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love a colorful egg basket too!

    Here is mine from Friday.

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  4. lkelly02

    lkelly02 New Egg

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    Nice, how many hens do you have and what breeds?
     
  5. mrsc1951

    mrsc1951 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful! Just beautiful. [​IMG]
     
  6. Loghousemom

    Loghousemom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 9 hens. 2 EE, 1 WL, 1 BR, 3 white Cochins, 1 welsummer and 1 buckeye. We also have a buckeye roo.
     

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