Extra! Extra! Read all about it! 1st Blue Orp Egg!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MissPrissy, May 25, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    My 27 weeks old Blue Orpington, Bonnie, laid her first egg today! [​IMG]


    Do you see how long it can take for a big girl to get the plumbing going to send the first egg down the pipe from the egg factory?

    Don't rush your girls. 18 - 20 weeks is an average for high production layers.

    Do you know what I'll be collecting next month for my incubator? [​IMG]
  2. Crunchie

    Crunchie Brook Valley Farm

    Mar 1, 2007
    [​IMG] Happy hatching!!
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    [​IMG] I'm soooo jealous MissP!!! Congratulations at any rate. [​IMG] That's very exciting! [​IMG]
  5. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    [​IMG] that's awesome!!
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yippeeeeeee! I got a pullet egg from someone today...I just don't know who it was! [​IMG]
  7. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
  8. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Right on! [​IMG] So glad she is laying for you. I have two white orps that are 11 weeks old now. I am waiting very patiently for them to start laying in about two months.
  9. GAhen

    GAhen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 2, 2007
    Carrollton GA
    Great job Bonnie Blue!!
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

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