First egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickieKeeta, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. ChickieKeeta

    ChickieKeeta C'mon C'mere Fluffa Feathers

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    I have never seen a chicken egg so small. Isn't it adorable?!
     
  2. Adalida

    Adalida Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a cute tiny egg! I've never gotten one so small, what type of chicken laid it?
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Congrats on your gal's first egg!
     
  4. ChickieKeeta

    ChickieKeeta C'mon C'mere Fluffa Feathers

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    My hens are Ameraucana, RIR and red stars.
    I read you should not hatch the smaller eggs. I did hatch a couple. I have two very small pullets. I am wondering if it may have been one of those.
     
  5. ChickieKeeta

    ChickieKeeta C'mon C'mere Fluffa Feathers

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    Thank you!
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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  7. ChickieKeeta

    ChickieKeeta C'mon C'mere Fluffa Feathers

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    Lol! What is the age range for "pullet"? The little egg did have a tiny yolk! [​IMG]
     
  8. ninjawesome

    ninjawesome Currently being awesome Premium Member

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    Congrats on the first egg! I remember my Rhode Island Red's very first egg - exciting!
     
  9. ChickieKeeta

    ChickieKeeta C'mon C'mere Fluffa Feathers

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    The RIRs and red stars were 4 and 5 months old when I got them June 2016. I got 1 ameraucana roo and 3 hens in July. They were adults. I hatched the eggs Aug 20 and Sept 21 2016. Most of the eggs were standard size, a couple were smaller.
     
  10. follyfoot

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    congratulations! its so tiny and cute!
     

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