First Eggs at 18 weeks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by deniker, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. deniker

    deniker Out Of The Brooder

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    Got the first eggs today don't know if it was from the Australorp or the Black star but over the last week we've been at 102 f to 107 f didn't really expect eggs at all much less from 18 week olds
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    Last edited: Jun 27, 2010
  2. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that awesome on the eggs. but the heat must suck. glad its not that hot here. we get mid 80s to 90 here in summer on occasion.
     
  3. deniker

    deniker Out Of The Brooder

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    Well it was one of my black Stars that laid the first egg, Her 2nd egg was intrapped was able to get it out without breaking but she has about 1/2" to 3/4" of the vent area out
    I gave her a warm bath to clean dried her and applied Petroleum jelly to her area, I've also put her on lock down away from the other in a clean area no bedding. keeping her warm, she is walking eatting and drinking.

    I guess time will tell
    if anyone can think of more I can do Please chime in

    I also posted in the Emergency area.
     
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2010

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