Delilah Lays Her First Egg!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by speckledhen, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Here is my Black Orp girl, Delilah, although I often call her DeDe. She is just shy of her 24th week and here is her very first egg! It's small but beautiful.
  2. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2008
    Upstate South Carolina
    Congratulations!!! That's a nice egg! [​IMG]
  3. Queen Scoot

    Queen Scoot Crochet Chieftess

    May 27, 2008
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] lol congrats!! i have a Delilah also love the name!!!! [​IMG]
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    Heck, that's a very respectable first egg! She did great, and she's a substantial looking pullet, er hen, herself! Way to go!
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 5, 2007
    beautiful I hope she makes some nice babies and lays allot.

  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Yayy! Congrats!

    The funny thing is that to many people that egg is a goodly size. LOL When those orp girls gear up they lay some large eggs.

    Bonnie's eggs were never 'pullet' sized egg. She started laying med - large eggs from the start.
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You know, my entire original flock never laid one single pullet size egg. They were all med to large, too. This bunch is giving me the standard pullet eggs.
  8. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Congratulations, I can hardly wait for my teen girls to start.
  9. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Hooray Delilah and Cyn!
  10. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    Nicely done, for sure. The excitement of the first egg never wanes, does it? [​IMG]

    Beautiful girl and nice sized egg.


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