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First Eggs at 4 months!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nikiandalex, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. nikiandalex

    nikiandalex In the Brooder

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    Today we noticed our first eggs! And our Red Stars are only 4 months old. We thought we had a couple more months at least. Guess we need to get those nesting boxes ready. Although, it appears they didn't mind the far corner of the coop!


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  2. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Songster

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    Congrats! Nice big eggs for their first eggs as well. Red sex links do tend to start around 16 weeks if all goes well. Enjoy [​IMG]
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Wow! Thats really early! You should get lots more of those nice brown eggs in the future. I know someone who has Red Stars, and her bird has only skipped on day since starting to lay last fall.
     
  4. nikiandalex

    nikiandalex In the Brooder

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    Thanks! This is our first flock. Ironically, as we got them for the eggs, I'm a bit hesitant to eat them. It's like an invasion of their privacy or something...lol...or like I'm stealing them without their consent. I had noticed they started bawlking a lot louder over the past couple of days. Every time I'd run out to make sure they were okay, but I guess they were just laying. So fun!
     

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