First Eggs!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by doberman44, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. doberman44

    doberman44 In the Brooder

    Apr 28, 2010
    North Attleboro
    They or just she has started..LOL!!!! 3 days straight 1 egg each day...small but good looking and all the same color....although who laid them is a mystery...6 hens all 18 weeks old...3 are squatting that I know of..1st egg was found in the 2nd 2 were found in the 1st box....does this mean 2 different chickens are laying??...any way to know who it is??? Also, and more importantly, do I switch them all to layer feed NOW?? or start to mix it in??...they are on grower feed now....any comments ,opinions or suggestions are appreciated...thanks and we are very excited about this new development...BTW hens are 2RR, 2 BR, 2 part. rocks...both RR have good combs and waddles and one of the Barred rocks is well developed.....thanks again...Dobe

    PS when to remove golf balls??
  2. hudsonhousechicks

    hudsonhousechicks Songster

    Jun 2, 2010
    Awwwww.......lucky you! My girls got into their nest box today but have yet to give us anything. But they are still young at 17 wks. I'm sure we have until September at the earliest.

    So, how did yo serve up those little beauties? Fried? Scrambled? or in a cake?

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