Yippee! Both Blue Egg Layers Emerge out of Molt!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Barry Natchitoches, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. Barry Natchitoches

    Barry Natchitoches Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2008
    I only have two blue egg layers, and they decided to both molt in the latter part of November, right before Thanksgiving.

    I have hopes that I can give really nice half dozens of eggs (in beautiful, clear cartongs that I bought especially for gifts) to people for Christmas gifts.

    The half dozen eggs were to be in a rainbow of egg colors: dark brown eggs, then blue eggs, then pinkish/brown eggs. The egg collections in those really nice clear plastic cartons are absolutely stunning.

    But my plan looked threatened when my only two blue egg layers went into the molt.

    Thank heavens -- my first blue egg layer resumed egg laying Monday, and the second one resumed this morning!

    Merry Chickmas, one and all!
  2. Long Last Farm

    Long Last Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2010
    Southern Tier, NY
    That is great! I love a rainbow egg collection! I got my first BLUE egg today from one of my EE's that just started to lay!
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Awesome! My EE just started back up yesterday with her huge, green eggs! [​IMG]

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