My first eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tala, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    I got my first egg on Aug 28th. It was in the run up next to their house.
    The next day I got 2 eggs and they started using the nest box on their own!
    They took Sunday off, and it's been 2 eggs a day since then.
    These are coming from two of my Leghorn pullets.

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    The brown eggs are from the store, to compare size.
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    I still have two (a Leghorn and a RIR) who haven't started laying yet. They hatched on April 10th (best I can tell) so they're just shy of 5 months old.
    I wash my eggs right before I crack them. The ones from the nest box are nice and clean, but that first one was pretty dirty.
     
  2. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
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    Conjrats on your first eggs. Great job.[​IMG]
     
  3. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Congrats to you![​IMG]
     

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