New Hampshire Lucy's First Egg...Nice One, too! bantyman, check it out

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by speckledhen, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    My two NH pullets, Penny and Lucy, are from Ideal. Lucy has this huge floppy comb, so I was expecting her egg any day now. I have 18 young pullets and 2 of them have been laying for a couple of weeks, both Barred Rocks (Hawkeye's daughters). Lucy is #3 of the 18 to start up. Look at what a nice egg! The color reminds me of a Delaware egg a bit.
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2008
  2. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    Yay, Speckled Hen! I love my NH Reds - I only have two - Fred and George (Weasley, of course). They lay like gangbusters and are so lovely to look at.

    That is one nice egg.
  3. megshenhut

    megshenhut Songster

    Jun 21, 2007
    Central Colorado
    Very nice Cynthia. How do you get such good chicken pics? My pics always turn out rotten.
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Coinkydink - I got one about the same size and color this morning from my EE. I love those big huge eggs. CONGRATS!
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Hey, Michele, I delete about half of all the pics I take, so a crackerjack photographer, I'm not. [​IMG]
  6. megshenhut

    megshenhut Songster

    Jun 21, 2007
    Central Colorado
    Well, I can take tons of pics and still only get a so-so pic.[​IMG]
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Some days, I cant get a good shot for anything. I cant wait till Lucy's sister Penny lays her first egg. I want to see if it's just as impressive.
  8. talkinboutmygirls

    talkinboutmygirls In the Brooder

    Sep 4, 2008
    I got my first egg from SOMEbody Thursday - not sure yet who. But really small and oh-so-cute!

    How do you put pics on here?
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    You have to have your pics on an online photo hosting site first, like Then you can upload them from there.
    I have lots of little pullet eggs from my younger girls, but Lucy's really amazed me. She didn't lay today, so I expect she will tomorrow.
  10. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    All of my first eggs are so tiny. What am I doing wrong?

    Perhaps I need to let them free range more or give them more greens.

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