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UPDATE!!!1 st Egg :) my babies aren't babies any more.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by annrich, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well they are all grown up. One of my 6 RIR started laying today. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] I am excited but sad. I was shocked at how big the egg was. up till now our only layer was our bantnam hen. The size between the 2 is very obvious.

    The egg was very large but odd shaped. Only four babies left. I prob. shouldn't call them babies anymore but you all know how it is.
     
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2007
  2. Omeletta

    Omeletta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Congratulations!
     
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    First eggs are exciting!
     
  4. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    my rirs are 21 weeks and im due to get eggs some.hardly can wait [​IMG]
     
  5. jackiedon

    jackiedon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    ann,

    It means, its time for more babies.

    jackie
     
  6. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I would love that. I do have 2 Buff Orps. that are 4 weeks and 2 Black Jers. Giants that are 6 weeks. DH said " thats your new babies for now" lol I will take advantage of the "for now".
     
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2007
  7. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    UPDATE!!

    That egg was a double yolker. My son was happy. But no more eggs from them [​IMG] will they start again soon?
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    sometimes they may skip a few days. When my mom bought her barred rocks they just started to lay. we had eggs everyday. Then they stopped for about a few weeks then it came back. Also my silkies are 7 months old and I call them babies still lol. even though they are BIG babies
     

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