Green eggs and ham, anyone??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bloom_ss, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL I JUST GOT MY FIRST EGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]

    My chickens are 27 weeks and 1 day old today (hatched June 16th) and I found this in the nest box this morning:

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    Here's the egg next to a large store bought egg for size comparison:

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    The hen that laid the egg...Friendly:

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    I just knew it would be my favorite chicken that would lay the first egg!! [​IMG]
     
  2. Pharm Girl

    Pharm Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations. It's always so exciting and, my goodness, did they wait a while. Your hen reminds me of the two I have that lay the same green eggs. They are fantastic egg layers. They have nearly the same birth date too. Maybe ours came from the same hatchery-via-feed store.
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  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Beautiful Egg [​IMG]
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Friendly's looking at the camera like, "What's the big deal already?"

    Also, this time come spring, you won't be needing to buy any store eggs.[​IMG]
     
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    That is a gorgeous shade of green! [​IMG] Pretty pullet/hen too! Congrats!
     
  6. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Beautiful, love the color of the egg and your pullet. Congratulations~
     
  7. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all! LOL I just noticed the puppy poop in the first pic of Friendly. LOL Guess I need to get out there tomorrow and do some more poop scooping. Hahahahaha [​IMG]
     
  8. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just had to update...I am so excited!! We got another egg today!! I was half expecting to not get one today, but there it was in the nest box this morning!! [​IMG] Yay for fresh eggs!!
     
  9. EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN

    EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So happy for you! [​IMG] I got three green eggs from my 6 EEs today the most in a while! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. shesaredroan

    shesaredroan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Oh you're spoiled now!! After having backyard fresh eggs (especially the blue/green ones), there's no turning back. You'll never be satisfied with the taste of the store bought ones from now on. [​IMG]
     

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