We got eggs, and Runt is a hen!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by americanchicks, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. americanchicks

    americanchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My flock started laying last week. The first eggs come from my BR Pebbles.

    I have an EE named Runt and there was some discussion on whether she was a boy or girl. Two days ago I saw Runt sitting in a nesting box which was strange since the flock was out and about. I checked back 40 min later and there was a warm light brown egg! So happy! I was sure it would of been my other EE Spaz since she is older. Im ok that Runt lays brown eggs they all taste the same :)

    I have 7 hens total 4 of them EEs its going to be fun the see what color eggs we get. Take care

    Runt

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    the egg she laid

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  2. JanetS

    JanetS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay Runt! Love the light brown egg! My RSL lay dark brown eggs and I get white eggs from the leghorns. Some of my sister-in-law's chickens lay green eggs. Good luck!
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  3. kreagerm

    kreagerm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!!! Runt looks like a very sweet girl!!!!
     

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