Our EE Hen Lays First Egg on V-Day at 27 Weeks (Pics!)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bluey, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    Our last hen to lay, Barbie, the EE, laid her very first egg on Valentine's Day [​IMG] at 27 weeks!

    Here she is and her eggs are a beautiful robin's egg blue, while our other EE hen, Slagathor lays olive green eggs...



  2. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    Congrats on your first blue egg.
  3. CBee

    CBee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2008
    Asheville, NC
    Congratulations! Wow, what a beautiful color blue! And a gorgeous bird! She is darling, I love the black specks on her. Pretty Barbie.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2009
  4. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    graham, nc
    nice lookin eggs, turn blue one to where big end is up. lol
  5. tinners204

    tinners204 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2008
    Looks like you might have some olive eggs too:weee
  6. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2009
    Mt Airy, NC
    Nice egg...Congrats! ANd Barbie is lovely.
  7. msgenie516

    msgenie516 The Happy Hen

    May 16, 2008
    Nesconset, LI, NY

    Congrats on the egg! [​IMG]

    Beautiful egg and GORGEOUS hen! Genie
  8. lisebarb

    lisebarb Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Yeah! Congratulations on the egg. I've got 4 EEs and get the same colours from mine. Aren't they pretty?
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You'll love this one. Just had an Ameraucana hen lay her very first egg....at about 45 weeks old! Thought she'd get by on her good looks and winning personality forever, LOL!
    Congrats on the new layer.
  10. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    Thank you all for the kind words.

    I have to give all the props to bugladyleah, who provided me my EE hatching eggs from her stock. They are pretty birds and the egg colors are lovely (blue and olive green)!

    ...and talk about sweet tempered birds, our EE roo is so gentle with our 7 hens...

    45 weeks?! That sounds like one of joebryant's princesses... [​IMG]

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by