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First Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Britgal65, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. Britgal65

    Britgal65 In the Brooder

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    I am so egg-cited. I finally got my first egg today. [​IMG]
    I probably should have researched this before the girls started laying and I hope this doesn't sound stupid, but how do you clean the eggs?
    The egg is perfect and has no dirt or poop on it. It is a lovely pinkish brown color. It was layed by one of my buff orpingtons, Bunty.
    Anyway, I would appreciate some egg cleaning advice and storage tips.
    Thankyou
     

  2. Britgal65

    Britgal65 In the Brooder

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    Thanks, I will check it out.
     
  3. Tecalli

    Tecalli Songster

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    Congratulations on your first egg! How old is your BO who laid it?
     
  4. Britgal65

    Britgal65 In the Brooder

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    She is 28 weeks. I am hoping the other two will be following her example soon. My barred rocks are only 13 weeks so I don't think I will be getting anything from them until the spring.
     
  5. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    [​IMG]I LOVE the name Bunty!
    That is really wonderful.
    I have all buffs. they are sweet girls! Congratulations! [​IMG]
     
  6. Britgal65

    Britgal65 In the Brooder

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    Thanks. I'm a huge fan of 'Chicken Run' and all things Nick Parks. The 3 buff are Babs, Bunty and Eggwina and my barred rocks are Wallace, Wendoline and Lady Tottington a.k.a Totty.
     

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