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Finally! An Egg!!!!! (and another!!!!)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BawkinOnTheBench, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. BawkinOnTheBench

    BawkinOnTheBench Songster

    Jun 13, 2008
    At long last one of our White Leghorns has laid an egg. They are 25 weeks old. The first of the 3 began the red comb/wattle thing in August, so we waited a lot longer for this than we thought we would. Yesterday one of the nests was definitly heavily used - a very noticable indentation in the middle. This morning when DH went out to open up the coop, there was the egg under the roost - I guess she couldn't wait the whole night. It was a perfect little egg - and delicious! The yolk was so much more orange, and higher/firmer than store bought eggs.

    Edited - O my gosh! Number 2! In the nest! Same day!
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 31, 2008
  2. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
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    Yes, they do taste so much better !!


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