Our 24 Week Old BRs Gave Us 18 Eggs Yesterday!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mtnviewfarms, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. We are so excited and finally have more pretty brown eggs than we know what to do with!

    After the long wait from day old chicks to the last few weeks when they started laying at 21 weeks
    it's been so much fun as the number of eggs we are getting increases every day.

    We have 3 roos and 24 pullets - all turned 24 weeks old on Sunday and that was the day we
    got the most eggs in one day so far which was 18.

    We've given away several dozen and I still had so many eggs I had to make 5 deep dish quiches
    ( oh, poor me, lol! ) Sunday to use a lot of them up.

    Oh happy days. Do you all get a thrill when you go to the nesting boxes and find the cute little
    piles of 5 or 6 eggs in several nests? I never get tired of it - like an easter egg hunt every day!
  2. Oops - Meant to say 'Our BR's' and not OLD - Sorry!
  3. SC-ChickMom

    SC-ChickMom Chirping

    Jul 21, 2011
    Wow. That is quite the treasure. Omelets for dinner?
  4. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Songster

    Aug 17, 2011

    Still waiting to be as excited as you!!

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