We got our first green egg today!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SugarDuck, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. SugarDuck

    SugarDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got our first green egg today. The pictures didn't turn out quite the way we wanted but the green one is in the middle. We were very surprised today to find it. At first I thought our two white leghorns had laid 3 eggs until I got the green one in the light. We also have an EE roo who started to crow for the first time today and started to do his mating dance, lol.

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    These are all of the eggs we currently get from our chickens

    First row left to right is white leghorn, barred rock and welsummer
    second row left to right is rhode island red, EE and buff orpington
    third row left to right is white leghorn and production red

    The EE hen that laid the green egg is really an odd little girl. She is all brown with yellow legs and huge beard/muff. She has some silver feathers mixed in to her tail feathers. She is 8 months old. She has submitted for over a month now and her pelvic bones have been 3 fingers apart for about 3 weeks and she finally lays, lol. We just had a gut feeling though it would probably be a brown egg when she did and not a green one. We are happily surprised.
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2011
  2. marcumbackyardfarms

    marcumbackyardfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Nice looking group of eggs! The WS is very pretty as well, congrats!
     
  3. 1FastFlamingo

    1FastFlamingo Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] congrats on the green egg! awesome looking clutch you have there! now it needs a maran for that deep chocolate egg to fill out your colors lol (j/k) instant easter there with yours, very pretty [​IMG]
     
  4. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    Nice egg colors, I like the green color she lays. Also like the wellie egg! Congrats.
     
  5. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great looking eggs! [​IMG]
     
  6. tornado8070

    tornado8070 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats...thats what its all about.[​IMG]
     
  7. lynnemabry

    lynnemabry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful, I just got my first green egg last weekend. Don't they make the carton look nice?
     

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