First Eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jhill1440, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. jhill1440

    jhill1440 Out Of The Brooder

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    Went to go check on the girls after I got home from work and what did I spy, 2 little eggs. I guess I should start calling them ladies now.

    Here is a pic for ya.

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    Only 2 for now, hoping to get more from the other ladies. I only have 5 hens but that should be enough to support my family's egg habit. Now I have to go build them a nest box (yes they were on the coop floor) and change them to layer feed this weekend.

    For the stats keepers: it took 18 weeks for the first eggs. Those first 2 are about $30 each. They will come down in price once they start laying on a regular basis.

    peace
    josh
     
  2. gachickeeper

    gachickeeper Out Of The Brooder

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    How old are your ladies? I have 9 week old girls and I have a while to go before any eggs.
     
  3. jhill1440

    jhill1440 Out Of The Brooder

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    These eggs came right at 18 weeks. They are from 2 black sex link and 3 red sex link. I don't know which hens layed though.

    peace
    josh
     

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