New egg basket & mystery egg lol

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  1. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    I got a new egg basket at Walmart yesterday because my other one I've had since Easter finally broke lol isn't it so cute!? I couldn't get the bow color to show right but it's actually just regular yellow not pale like that. But yeah. It's pretty heavy and sturdy too :)

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    And 5 eggs today.

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    The mystery is that I definitely collected them yesterday (and there were 31, I am horrible and hadn't collected them in like 4, 5 days... that never happens) so these are definitely all from today.

    So 2 Easter Egger eggs. Normal. Except that one hasn't been laying for months cause she's bullied. And she used to lay HUGE BLUE eggs. These are green/olive like the other EE. Except one could possibly have a more blueish tint than the other? And the other's comb had been more red whereas the laying one is pale (but she's been laying). And the not laying one has been eating some calcium and been inside but not much at all. I am very confused. Could she be laying again? But why the drastic change in egg color? When I say blue I mean blue, definitely cannot be mistaken for green, blue...

    Weird...

    I guess the only way to find out is to bring one inside but I don't really want to do that.

    Oh well.

    Could she have possibly laid it last night after I collected eggs?

    Either way, I got 5 gorgeous eggs from 8 hens so I'm happy they're producing again :)
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Its cute! That's a lot of eggs! I too, found a "nest" my girls made, because my very fresh goose is broody, and does not want them to go into their coop! I'm guessing they were probably there for almost a week? I'm not sure. But, I am going to keep an eye on that other "nest" to see if they do it again! Thanks for sharing. [​IMG]
     
  3. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Thank you! I almost picked up one of the $1 or $2 ones but then I saw this one. The other ones were too shallow anyway and of course falling apart already lol

    And yeah, I've been bad about collecting daily lately! I'm going to try though. Mine are pretty good about laying in the nests but occasionally I'll get a stray egg lol

    No problem! Thank you for commenting! :D
     
  4. KDOGG331

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    But anyway, I just thought it was so cute. And it's surprisingly heavy amd sturdy
     
  5. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Okay she's definitely laying again, got an actual blue egg today :)
     
  6. N F C

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    This is the perfect time of year to find a new egg basket (thank you Easter Bunny), your's is cute!
     
  7. KDOGG331

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    Thanks NFC!!
     

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