Finally have a green egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Reinbeau, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    My chicken life is almost complete - one of the EE's laid her first egg today! [​IMG] Now if by some quirk of fate one of them could produce a blue one things will be totally complete! [​IMG]


    As you can see the eggs are still small from all the girls, I'm pretty sure the two BO's are laying, two of the BR's, and I've seen one RIR on the nest - now an EE. Eight hens to go! I've had more eggs than are there, there's a full dozen in the fridge, and I've used eight in cooking, so since Oct. 30 we've had 31 eggs. One was broken in the nest box today - the break was on the bottom, obviously it dropped and hit the hard bottom of the box, I found it and quickly got rid of it.
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Congrats! My EE that lays the olive eggs is on strike and has been for 2 weeks. [​IMG]
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    Hooray! [​IMG] I can't wait to get my first green egg either. Congrats to you for getting yours today! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2008
  5. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2008
    Somerset, CA
    Ooooh, congratulations! I'm SO envious... my girls are only 17 weeks old, and since I have decided not to add artificial light to their coop, I'll probably have to wait for spring for any eggs.

    Thanks for posting the pic... it gives me hope [​IMG].
  6. snowydiamonds

    snowydiamonds Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love the two different green colored eggs from two of my EE's[​IMG] The other two lay pink so I hatched out 5 more and of those five chicks I can see two have tiny lil spur knobs so I may get another green egg layer out of the three lil ones...hoping so! Congratulations! Can we see pics of the EE's? Mine are just black, like Black Ameraucana's but don't lay the pretty robin blue eggs so are EE's but they are very gentle large birds and I'm happy w/them.
  7. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2008
    [​IMG] Pretty green egg congrats !
    I can't wait for my first green or blue egg any day now. I've seen her eat oster shell [​IMG]
  8. woodchopper

    woodchopper Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 26, 2008
    Hanson, MA & Lebanon, ME
    I'm Reinbeau's DH. We're proud of our little girls and their coming of age.
  9. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    lenoir north carolina
    [​IMG] holy chicken!!!! i gotta get me some of these here EE's chicks that is awesome i saw the post green egg but i thought your colored it!!!!!

    i just showed my DW. she thought it was cool looking but she THINKS i have enough.... what does she know...[​IMG]

    i gotta get me some of these. i am going to order me some this spring...
  10. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    WOW I got a green egg today too, mine first one.

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