First eggs!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mendozer, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. mendozer

    mendozer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was excited to find these today when I added some homemade snacks to their feeder.

    Wasn't expecting them till mid august, but one of them is an early bloomer.

    Both were light brown with little white speckles. And they're so petite.

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  2. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwww. Look at the little nests, so round. I got my first egg by surprise too. I thought it wouldn't come for another 2 weeks. Better get some nestboxes.
     
  3. the-bird-man

    the-bird-man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awwww congrats! the eggs may be small but the girls will pop out bigger ones sooner than you know it. do you know what girls layed them and what breed they are?
     
  4. mendozer

    mendozer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont know who did it, but I think it's the same bird. although there were two nest, so maybe two birds?

    That is their nesting "area". The new coop will have removable boxes.
     
  5. the-bird-man

    the-bird-man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:were they layed the same day or could it be you just did not see the egg from the day before?
     
  6. mendozer

    mendozer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an automatic feeder/waterer so I don't open the coop daily. They were both cold so maybe one the night before and one early morning? not sure
     
  7. mendozer

    mendozer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as for breeds, i hava a RIR, gold sexlink, Buff, and black australorp. the RIR is the most physically mature in terms of size and comb, so I'm guessing it's her
     
  8. Amnesiac

    Amnesiac New Egg

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    Congratulations!! How old are your girls?
     
  9. mendozer

    mendozer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think they're about 19 weeks.
     
  10. ranchruler@gmail.com

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awsome
     

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