Eggs!! Eggs!!Eggs!! We have Eggs!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redstars, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. redstars

    redstars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finally!! That was the longest 20 weeks of my life!
    Almost to the day of the 20 week mark we got our first 2 eggs Sunday with 2 more today.
    One was almost double the size of the other on the first day.
    Today's are the same size.
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  2. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh they're pretty! And such smart girls, to lay them in the nests.

    What breeds of hens do you have?
     
  3. cnj-tx50

    cnj-tx50 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok!!! Those are nice!!! I'm thinking about starting the soup pot!!! 19 of my flock are now at the 24-25 week mark!!![​IMG]
     
  4. redstars

    redstars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 10 Redstar hens. They are my first chickens. I wish I had mixed in different breeds Now that I see so many choices
    on this web site. Or... I could just add on in the spring.
     
  5. Big C

    Big C J & C Farms

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    Soon you'll have lots of those...
     
  6. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh definitely, add more in the spring. You might as well come even further into the Coop Zone. [​IMG]

    There's always room for one more...in the Coop Zone.

    Congrats on your eggs!
     
  7. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Rockpile99

    Rockpile99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice! [​IMG]

    That large one is probably a double yolker! [​IMG] ~ Bonus!
     
  9. redstars

    redstars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The large one was a double yolker! And it was Yummy!
    Yesterday we got 5 eggs so 1/2 are laying.
     
  10. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, how eggciting! I was thrilled when I FINALLY got my first and just as excited when I go into the coop and find 6-7 beautiful brown eggs..I don't think it's ever something you get tired of--enjoy!


    cnj--don't give up! I only had one girl that laid at 25 weeks old, the other brown egg layers (RIR, BR, BO) didn't start until they were 27 weeks old!! I have Ameraucanas that are 31weeks old and EE that are 27weeks old and I haven't gotten my first egg...
     

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