Easter Egger club!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by EastinChickens, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. SlipsWife

    SlipsWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! Lemon Drop is a super cute bird, and cute name and lays pretty eggs!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. kabhyper1

    kabhyper1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    So since I have large fowl and a bantam EE, I was curious how the bantam EE happened. I understand that LF EE are mixes, I figure the bantams are the same, but it would be interesting to know what breeds made them. Is there a such thing as a bantam ameraucana? I don't think Kiwi meets the standard for pure ameraucana, so that's why I'm curious.
     
  3. Firbrd

    Firbrd Out Of The Brooder

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    Whoo. Been awol a bit, but I finally get to say I officially join the club! [​IMG] Lemon Drop laid this! [​IMG] Pretty true-to-color for the blue egg, too! [/quote What a pretty girl!
     
  4. Firbrd

    Firbrd Out Of The Brooder

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    Question, I am new to keeping chickens. Just curious how do you know which hen layed what eggs? I have 14 ee's.
     
  5. mschicklady

    mschicklady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my oldest and (It seems wrong but) my favorite EE. She is about 2 months old I just can not decide on a name for her. Maybe y'all can help? She is so sweet and incredibly adorable to watch. She is already showing motherly instincts toward the younger chicks. I absolutely love love love her and the other 16 birds I have.
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  6. fosterson

    fosterson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Since I only have one EE, it's pretty easy to guess who laid the blue egg. I can tell my RIR eggs from my Sussex eggs because of color and size but I have NO clue which RIR or Sussex laid each individual egg.
     
  7. FVRM

    FVRM Chillin' With My Peeps

    you would have to separate them.
     
  8. miksmity

    miksmity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check their bottoms to tell which r Laying and if it's wide then they lay
    Put diffrent or multiple nesting boxes in and check to se which one goes in and out of that one
    Thy should all have ther own one
    Mine do
     
  9. hosspak

    hosspak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How did you get each girl to use her own box? Shock treatments... I have 7 boxes for 11 layers but they only use 2 of them, sometimes at the same time...
    When mine started laying I went out and just sat there with them, watching to see who did what and when. Now I know who is laying what color, where they lay and I can find any problems, injuries or illnesses.
     
  10. insanity

    insanity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I move any new layer into a 8x8 dog kennel set up inside the run for a day or two so I can see what she lays.If the throw a real fit I have an "non laying old lady" to put in with them so they aren't alone.
     

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