Finally rewarded with first egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SteveMadonnaJ, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. SteveMadonnaJ

    SteveMadonnaJ Out Of The Brooder

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    Finally after 21 weeks we have our first eggs. While cleaning out the coop yesterday I noticed the first egg, and today after work the second was waiting on me. Being Rhode Island Reds they are a little on the small size, but after all the research and reading I have done, they will get bigger. Now if only all 7 will lay at the same time we will be in business, lol.
     
  2. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Yay! congrats! It's always an event to celebrate. I am awaiting my 2 pullets' first eggs...(they are 16 weeks)
     
  3. honeyb711

    honeyb711 Out Of The Brooder

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    Exciting!! We are still waiting the arrival of our first egg too. We have 4 girls, from 13wks-21wks. With our RSL & our BA being the babies & both the coronation & light Sussex being abit older...& from what I've been told, possibly late layers.
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2016
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Congrats!!

    All pullet eggs are small, no matter the breed of bird.
    They will get incrementally larger soon, but may not get to 'Medium' or 'Large' size/weight for weeks.... or months.
    Second season of laying, eggs will be much larger.
     

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