First Egg Today

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dowellrg, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. dowellrg

    dowellrg New Egg

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    One of my 16 girls layed her first egg today. They will be 20 weeks old tomorrow. All are Buff Orpingtons. This is our very first egg from them.
     
  2. dowellrg

    dowellrg New Egg

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    [​IMG] Forgot, here's a picture.
     
  3. erlibrd

    erlibrd Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That first egg is so exciting!! Congratulations [​IMG]
     
  4. DRGLENNON

    DRGLENNON Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! It looks white? My BO lays a darker egg. I would love to see pics of eggs from your other girls when they lay. I wonder how much the color will vary?
     
  5. threescompany

    threescompany Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations!![​IMG]
     
  6. dowellrg

    dowellrg New Egg

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    The egg is brown, but very light in color. It's only 2 inches long.
     
  7. DRGLENNON

    DRGLENNON Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]
     
  8. Peeps61

    Peeps61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three full grown Orphingtons. They lay light brown eggs ranging from almost white to a medium dark brown. So, the color is not always consistent throughout the breed.
     
  9. DRGLENNON

    DRGLENNON Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed that from pics online, the only breed I have more than 1 of is leghorns. So cool!
     
  10. Julia62

    Julia62 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your first egg! We've been getting them for about three weeks now (2 of ours). We weigh them! Now they are between 50-54 grams on average. Our 2 Wyandottes are not laying yet and they are 25 weeks. Wish they would start!
     

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