First egg -- 1 day shy of 16wks old!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 10xmama, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. 10xmama

    10xmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my EE surprised me with an egg today! All my girls will be 16wks tomorrow.

    I can't stop smiling! This is my first experience with chickens. I am thrilled to have an egg so early.

    I have 3 EE, 3 RS, 3 BO, & 3 AL. I thought my Red Stars would lay first. The EE that gave me the egg is a little thing. The egg is decent sized for a first egg too. So proud! I'll try to addicts later.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow! Congratulations on the first egg! 16 weeks is really early! My Easter Egger started laying at about five and one-half months of age, so yours is an early bloomer!

    I hope you get many more beautiful eggs from your hens!
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats!
     
  4. 10xmama

    10xmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are the pictures:

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    This is a bit blurry -- this is me and the proud egg layer :)

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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thats a very nice first egg!
     
  6. 10xmama

    10xmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ate the little egg for breakfast. It was wonderful. Fresh and rich, just small. Can't wait for more!
     

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