My first eggs!!!! Yippeeee!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BoerneChickens, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. BoerneChickens

    BoerneChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I had calculated wrong and thought I wouldn't have eggs until early September - but I guess I WAY screwed up the math becuse we got our first eggs today! I didn't see any last night when I put the girls up for the night so I was shocked to find TWO tonight! I am not sure which girl laid them or if two of them laid eggs but they are both light brown and since I have one Marans and 3 EEs I am guessing maybe it is the Marans?

    So a few questions - if it IS the Marans - do the eggs get darker over time as she gets more mature?
    I'm so excited I can't stand it [​IMG] [​IMG]

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  2. mrsp523

    mrsp523 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Way to go to your young ladies!! You must be very prowd! [​IMG]
     
  3. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Chicken Obsessed

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    those are really nice size eggs for their first ones! Enjoy.
     
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I have a Cuckoo Marans, and her eggs are a little bit darker than yours in the picture. (I'm also guessing the flash alters how they really look.) Bernadette's eggs started kinda light, then darkened. But the Welsummer eggs are putting hers to shame! REALLY dark eggs.
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    The eggs in this photo are two of the Welsummer's, one of the EEs, the first egg of my bantam Lavender cochin, and one of the two Lakenvelders' eggs.
     
  5. girlychick

    girlychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    wow those are big.
    Is it from a goose? or like a chicken
     
  6. BoerneChickens

    BoerneChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:wow! I'm jealous yours are so dark! I'm wondering if mine are from my Marans or maybe I have an EE laying brown eggs [​IMG] I need to watch them and try to see who laid them. I'm not sure if they are from the same girl and maybe she laid one yesterday evening and one today or if they are from two different girls? [​IMG]
     
  7. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    [​IMG] Congratulations! You'll always remember your first eggs. [​IMG]
     
  8. BoerneChickens

    BoerneChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a better picture for size and color - what do you think? Marans or EE eggs?

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  9. Belinda's Funny Farm

    Belinda's Funny Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratulations! [​IMG] I got my first egg today too!
     
  10. alaskachick

    alaskachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How exciting. How are you going to fix them? Omelete or something else?
     

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