Who Says Chickens Can't Read? (PIX)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rebbetzin, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    My Chickens have finally learned to read the sign above the nest box!!

    Here are Rosalind and Olivia in the nest box together.


    Yesterday was a very big day at the Eggery!! Oliva laid her first egg.

    Then Rosalind hopped up and laid an egg right after Olivia.


    Here is Rosalind right after she laid an egg, you can see Olivia's egg there, it is a bit lighter in color.


    I took a photo of the two eggs to compare them. Rosalind's egg is darker and actually bigger around than it looks in this photo. Olivia's is more elongated, and thinner.

    I think once Buff Orpington's get going good they will have larger eggs than the Barred Rock's.
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2009
  2. vnploveschickens

    vnploveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    How exciting! You have great looking hens and the pix were fun too!
  3. Country Guy John

    Country Guy John Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2008
    South Carolina
    You get the Gold Star Award for today. [​IMG]
  4. marytoast

    marytoast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 31, 2008
    Carthage, NC
    we are teaching ours!

  5. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

    Jan 7, 2009
    Nice sign. Beautiful chickens!!! Looks like they can read to me. [​IMG]
  6. Blue_Myst

    Blue_Myst Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2009
    That's why some of mine aren't laying! I forgot to put up the sign! [​IMG]

    Congrats on the eggs, they're definitely good sized for a first lay!

    I never taught mine to read....the shame, the shame! [​IMG]
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I just love it!!!! thats adorable. How funny is that picture? [​IMG]
  8. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    Quote:That is cute!! I was never able to read to books to them at that age. I was afraid my dog would think they were new "squeeky toys." So far, I don't think my chickens have ever even been in the house! Poor deprived Chickens!!

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