Newbie Chicken Lady Here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tffnyv, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. Tffnyv

    Tffnyv Just Hatched

    Mar 9, 2016
    Hi all, I'm new to this chicken stuff, just got my first 6 chickens Friday and they laid the 1st 2 eggs Monday each egg was small, irregularly shaped with 3 yolks! I have googled the 3 yolk phenomena and found that it's kind of rare, but what are the odds, 2 in one day! 2 eggs laid yesterday and one of them broke in the nest, but it also had 3 yolks! haven't cracked the remaining egg, but may have to take a pic to show you all!

    My chickens are all the same breed, Golden Sexlinks

    Ive always had cats, but I'm loving the chickens. Waiting for them to acclimate to their new home so I can let them wander in my back yard occasionally.
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congrats on your new chickens :clap I've never heard of eggs having three yolks but I'm sure if you pop by the egg laying section members there should be able to help you. Here is the link ~
    Are your sexlinks Young? Onetime so when pullets are just starting to lay their egg laying machines can get things a bit wrong and you can get some funky eggs.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
  3. Tffnyv

    Tffnyv Just Hatched

    Mar 9, 2016
    Oh yes, they're 4 months old, very docile!
  4. Tffnyv

    Tffnyv Just Hatched

    Mar 9, 2016
    Thank you, yes, my chickens are 4 months old. Figure this is a temporary anomaly.
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Gotta love those sex link girls, they are wonderful layers (I have 3 in my mixed flock). Hope you're having fun with them.

    It's nice to have you here!
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  8. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken.

    Joining your state thread will also put you in contact with other BYC members in your area.


    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
  9. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run.

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