Welsummer - Lucy's 2nd egg - WOAH!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Gooter, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. Gooter

    Gooter In the Brooder

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    Last summer I got 2 Welsummer girls - so sweet! One of them started laying at about a month ago. She laid a large egg for her first one and there was a little blood on it, but she did great!

    My second one, Lucy, waited until she was 11 months and 2 days old to lay her first - 3 days ago. It was only SLIGHTLY smaller than THIS one!
    Today she laid her second egg and it was just too big not to share. I can't believe she's laying EXTRA large eggs right off the bat! (Poor girl!) I guess her dye system hasn't figured itself out? Her first was only about half splattered with blobs of dark brown. But I can't believe how big this egg is! I guess it was worth the wait for her to start laying!

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  2. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Songster

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    Wow! Pretty impressive, no little pullet eggs for her!
     
  3. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Songster

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    Wowee! Good for her [​IMG]
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    Gorgeous egg! Bet it's got 2 yolks!
     
  5. nanawendy

    nanawendy Songster

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    Oh how b e a u t i f u l [​IMG] I just got 4 wellie chick this morning ... who long do I have to wait???
     
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  6. cochinfan

    cochinfan In the Brooder

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    I lost my Welsummer hen awhile ago. She was one of my absolute favorite hens and such beautiful eggs. RIP Fancy Feathers!
     

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