Our second Easter Egger left us a boxing day present

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gordonburrito, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. gordonburrito

    gordonburrito Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Easter Eggers hatched mid May 2010 and finally we believe we have our 6th out of 6 laying hens (Princess Jasmine). The day after Christmas! [​IMG] Today my wife found a darker green egg in the middle of the coop with silver/blue feathers stuck to it. She's been checking out the nest boxes for days and I believe she got run out by the bigger girls and chose to drop her load on the coop floor instead. She started "sitting" there yesterday and I thought at first it was because she was cold and wanted to be nearer the heater. I was a tiny bit disappointed that we have a second green layer (we were secretly hoping for a nice robin's blue egg), but hey she's such a nice chicken....and gorgeous too. Having my flock all producing eggs in the dead of winter is a blessing in itself [​IMG].

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    The egg on the left is Goldielock's and the egg on the right is Jasmine's.




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    A photo of Jasmine from this summer. I will get a newer one tomorrow (its late now)
     
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Aw, my EE, June, looks very much like your Jasmine. Congrats! [​IMG]

    Here's my June. See? They could be sisters!


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  3. gordonburrito

    gordonburrito Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow she looks like a twin [​IMG]
     
  4. gordonburrito

    gordonburrito Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More recent photo's of a more mature Jasmine

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  5. emsdial911

    emsdial911 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ill bet that 95% of the people that read this won't even know what Boxing day is. [​IMG]
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats! Beautiful egg from a beautiful girl!
     
  7. sab

    sab Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ill bet that 95% of the people that read this won't even know what Boxing day is.

    Hey hey now.... even in WV we know it's the day after Christmas when the Canadians and European's all box up Christmas. For us WV types - we just leave the decorations up till next year [​IMG]
     
  8. sunshine23

    sunshine23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice! my EE looks very different from yours, she's really dark and small
    Here's a pic

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  9. annaraven

    annaraven Born this way

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    Quote:Not all of us are ignorant of other customs...
     
  10. annaraven

    annaraven Born this way

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    Congratulations Jasmine!
     

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