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Millie Fleur pullet's first egg...very small???? PICS inside

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by k2chickens, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. k2chickens

    k2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    New Castle, Indiana

    On the left is a Australorp pullet egg i have been getting. In the middle is a silkie pullet egg i have been getting. Now the one to the far right is from my pullet Millie fleur girl Amy. Now i know that typically and newly laying pullet's eggs start small and get bigger over time...but when i saw her very first egg i thought it was really on the small side.

    here she is eating my pot pie leftovers

    and here she is realizing i just caught her eating my pot pie lulz! [​IMG]

    So, what do you guy's think? She is exactly 20 weeks and 4 days old. Hope you enjoy my pic's! [​IMG]
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  2. lngrid

    lngrid Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know diddly about eggs, but she's adorable with that crust on her beak.

    [​IMG] Thank you so much for sharing!
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    That is normal size for a d'uccle egg.
  4. k2chickens

    k2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    New Castle, Indiana
    Quote:your welcome
  5. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    That isn't small! [​IMG]
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    well I tell yah what My one and only millie fleur is 8 months old and not one egg from her!!! your very lucky--congrats!!!
  7. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    What a beautiful bird, I don't think hubby will be letting any of mine into the house anytime soon though.
  8. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2009
    I have one D'Uccle hybrid (crossed with a Serama roo), and she's our favorite bird. So sweet! And who could resist a bearded hen? Ours only has a single feather on each foot, though.

    This spring we're going to try to hatch some of her eggs to get a few more bearded ladies for our flock.
  9. k2chickens

    k2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    New Castle, Indiana
    got another egg today, slightly larger...but not by much
  10. NateinFL

    NateinFL Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2009
    Wesley Chapel FL
    Nice pics!!

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