Got a green one!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mrs. K, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    I was given a bunch of fertilized eggs, one was green. I put them under a broody hen last July. They started laying yesterday, either I had the same pullet lay two days running, as there was a green one this morning, (I had an open house at school, and did not gather eggs last night) and another tonight, or I have two of my pullets laying green eggs. Three pullet eggs, a tan, and two green. I do have 3 pullets, but I didn't expect them to be daily layers right away.

    Life is always fun, with chickens!
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Once they start... they start. Enjoy those beautiful eggs!
     
  3. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks - you know this is ridiculous fun! I mean, I have had chickens going on 5 years, and still I am as excited with these new eggs, as with the first! This is my first easter egger. My kids at school were amazed with the green egg shell.
     
  4. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    I actually had a group of older (past middle-aged) ladies in awe of my flock's green eggs. They had never heard of such a thing outside Dr. Suess' "Green Eggs and Ham". They actually wondered if EEs were the inspiration for his book. It was very cute.
     

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