Difference a few days make! WOW

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JodyJo, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first egg, I found yesterday (understand my girls have just started laying a week ago)

    The 2nd egg, also yesterday, both from Barred Rocks...what a difference!

    The first egg layer gave me a similar pullet egg last week...wow, its so large, it barely fits inside my carton!
    Hope this is a trend!

    (I am sure it s double yolker, its heavy as all get out too!

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  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    That's a beautiful, big egg! I just love it when I get those nice, extra large eggs.

    Just to share, this is a pic of my olive egger hen's first egg.....(kind of a frankenstein egg)

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    It kind of looks like two eggs, stitched together!

    Congrats on that nice, big egg and I hope you get many more,

    Sharon
     
  3. kareninthesun

    kareninthesun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are your new egg layers?
     
  4. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My girls are just at 20 weeks...I should have used a ruler, then you could see how large the egg really is...
    I was tickled, it's like Christmas every day!
     
  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that is cool....did you eat it yet? Is it a double yolk? I have 3 EE, but they are only 10 weeks now, still a while to go!
     
  6. diggergal

    diggergal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that is a beautiful egg!!!!
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know they are "just eggs", so many of my friends laugh at me...
    but its so blasted exciting...not sure why? Maybe because
    I have waited, (we all wait) so long...for just this event!

    Its Christmas every day!!

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  8. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Jody, yep, that was a double yolker! After that first egg, she has layed small, very dark olive green eggs. They're starting to get a little bit bigger though......

    Oh, you'll love it when you get those nice EE eggs! My EEs lay more of a sea foam green egg, not like this Olive Egger color.....

    Take care,
    Sharon
     

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