First eggs from new pullets!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by emmak, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. emmak

    emmak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so happy!! My two new pullets, acquired in Sept. (one RIR and one NH Red) have begun to lay!!! I actually had two eggs in one day. BTW I only have three chickens, and my great little OEG bantam hen is on her hiatus between laying cycles. Also FYI to any other newbies, there is a book called "Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens" that is a great resource! I got started with the "Dummies", and I still use it, but this book has a lot of great information.
     
  2. BigIslandChicks

    BigIslandChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] - eggs are the best! lol** i cant wait for my new girls to start laying!! it will add 4 more eggs to our basket! [​IMG]
     
  3. Wild Trapper

    Wild Trapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 9 older layers, and 4 pullets. the last 4 days, I got 3 half eggs, is the best way to describe them. They are eggs alright, but only about half the size of the eggs my EEs lay. [​IMG] Sorry, i get a bit excited about new layers.
     
  4. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yiipeeee!!!

    I got my bantams in Sept also and they stared laying 2 weeks ago. I get 5 on most days now. I posted the pics 10 minutes ago.

    Congrats!![​IMG]
     
  5. Tartannik

    Tartannik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Excellent. i love it when i go the coop and there is a new egg in there!!
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats!
     
  7. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet eggs have yucky things hidden in them. I don't like surprises but I love scrambled eggs with no little eyes or yuck in them. I waste a lot of eggs due to the meaty thingys in them. Fun to find though
     
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  8. matimeo

    matimeo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Really? I've never observed this.
     
  9. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Some call it meat. I think its broken blood vessel.
     
  10. jason389

    jason389 Out Of The Brooder

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    My young hen layed a 3.2 oz egg last week it was a double yoke and tasted great!!

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