First eggs on 19th week (almost)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ekrem, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. ekrem

    ekrem Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone,

    I got my first eggs this week. [​IMG] I was on vacation when the first egg arrived I wasn't expecting yet as they were not even 19 week old. But my father sent me an email when I was on vacation with a picture of the first egg. It was 18 week and 6 days. :)

    I found a second egg one day later when I got back home. And today I've collected the third egg. I got two pullets (Should I call them 'hens' now? :) ) and one cockerel. I bought them from a local public-market as day-old chicks. And I learned almost everything about rising them from this forum. Thank you all!

    Here are the pictures;

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    The coin on the photo is 18.5 mm (0.73") in diameter. And the eggs are ~40 grams (1.41 ounces).
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations. Satisfying to get those first eggs isn't it.
     
  3. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and what pretty eggs they are!
    congrats!
     
  4. ekrem

    ekrem Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, it's really very satisfying after four months of work. She keeps laying every day almost for a week now, missed one day only. I hope my other pullet start laying soon.
     
  5. MonsterClucker

    MonsterClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of chickens are they?

    CONGRATS ON THE FIRST EGGS!
     

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