First egg from one of my "babies"

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jdoane, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. jdoane

    jdoane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday was so exciting!!!! On of my babies that we got from Meyer Hatchery at the beginning of August laid her first egg! She is 24 weeks! I have one other layer but we didn't get her as a chick and she was already laying when we got her. Somehow this is more exciting since we raised Luna from chickhood!

    Here she is a few weeks ago- she's a Golden Sex Link.

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    And here's her first egg. It was a really good size. Today's was a little smaller
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  2. ampho

    ampho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! How fun! I guess they do start even though it's cold out! I was wondering!
     
  3. jdoane

    jdoane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup!!! Her comb has been bright red for a few weeks and then about a week ago she started crouching whenever I would try to touch her. So I knew it would be soon. She didn't use the nest box yesterday but did today!

    Now I'm waiting for my Barred Rock - whose comb is BRIGHT!!!!
     

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