First Eggs from Black Australorp

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by smfarman, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. smfarman

    smfarman Just Hatched

    Jun 16, 2016
    North of Tampa, FL
    My Black Australorp 23 weeks and 4 days old laid their first eggs, Buff Orpington 24 weeks and 4 days are now laying eggs.
    The Australorps, each has laid 2 eggs this week and the buff orpington has laid 9 eggs now in 2 weeks.

    2 Top on left and 1 top right are from the Buff Orpington
    the 2 bottom left from 1 Black Australorp, the 2 - 1 center right and 1- bottom right from my other Black Australorp.For a total of
    7 eggs this week, I have been so excited.
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  2. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 True BYC Addict

    Jun 23, 2013
    Hilo, HI
  3. gfvirga

    gfvirga Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2016
    Hamburg, NY
    My Coop
    Thanks for posting this!!!
    I have been looking for pictures of Black Australorp eggs and this was very helpful. We have 6 different breed and our BA is the only one that hasn't laid an egg yet and she is 23 weeks today! I am hoping this week we get something from her. She is a very sweet chicken! :D I don't have to worry yet [​IMG]
  4. MacPara

    MacPara Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 21, 2017
    Belated Congratulations! One of my 24 week old Australorps also just laid her first egg. Amazingly her sister looks like she's 2 months behind in development. Hormones do funny things....

    20170925_164928.jpg The brown one is the real egg, the white one is a fake, just for comparison.

    Nina, on the right, is the one. Trixie on the left is the same age, but obviously far from laying age.
  5. MacPara

    MacPara Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 21, 2017
    For the ones that browse these 1st egg threads and are getting impatient.....
    Trixie is now almost 8 months old and is finally developing her comb and showing signs of getting ready for her 1st egg. Her sister Nina is laying for months and she's the same age.


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