First eggs ever

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mattv1984, Aug 11, 2016.

  1. mattv1984

    mattv1984 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]. My first dozen eggs from my 6 leghorns. Been getting 6 a day from them.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Leghorns are great reliable layers, they should produce well for you.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Congrats!!!

    BUT...I only see 10...breakfast already?
     
  4. drcouve

    drcouve New Egg

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    I'm so excited! We got our first egg 2 days ago. Our girls are only 16 weeks old. We haven't even gotten the dividers in our nesting boxes yet because we thought we had a couple more weeks. So that's on the to do list this weekend. Still waiting for our 2nd one. Any ideas on when that could be?
     
  5. mattv1984

    mattv1984 Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha.
    Haha. Yup. Wayyyyy better than store bought.
     
  6. mattv1984

    mattv1984 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think it depends on the chicken breed on how fast they lay. Mine are leghorns and they usually lay once a day. I've been getting 6 a day. For some reason all 6 of ours use the same box.
     
  7. drcouve

    drcouve New Egg

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    Thanks! We ended up getting another one 3 days later (the 13th) then 1 on the 14th, 16th and 2 today!! The last 3 have all been in the nesting box. It's fun going out to check every day. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Typical......sometimes that can be a problem, sometimes it is not.
    Put some fake eggs/golf balls in some of the other nests to 'spread the love'.
     

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