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I AM DOING A HAPPY DANCE!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by debilorrah, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    My 23 week olds are startin to lay. I got a very small brown egg they other day from a RIR and yesterday I got a triangle shaped egg, too thin it broke when I was washing the poop off. Today I got another small one, thin shelled, but in one piece!! Thos two are from on of the BO's. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. jforsness

    jforsness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep dancin' [​IMG]
     
  3. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. RickiHupp

    RickiHupp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!!! [​IMG]

    Its always soooo exciting when they first start!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]


    Incubator time.........?? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Nebraska
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
    Say, do you use oyster shell?
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:We haven't needed to yet, but if they continue with the thin shells, we will. We have found that they manage to work that out. Only the BO's eggs have been thin, the RIR one was nice and hard.
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Even with new layers the shells shouldn't be thin. Go ahead and get them some oyster shell to supplement their diet. BO's are much bigger in body and bone mass than a RIR and they often need more to supplement for good production.

    Congrats on your eggs.
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Thanks! I never thought if it that way. [​IMG]
     
  9. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats!! Love those first eggs! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
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  10. Crazy_For_Chickens

    Crazy_For_Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!
     

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