Monday, August 22, 2011

First little pullet eggs are arriving ~ week 17 ~

The first incubator batch has reached 17 + weeks old and we are finding some cute little eggs in the pen.  They are still figuring out what the nest are actually for, but they are "Oh, so cute!" little eggs.  We got 3 eggs the other day.  One hen (Joel or Victoria) has been laying well enough that the eggs are almost as big as the hens eggs and yesterday's egg was a double yoker.

We read chicken magazines for fun around these here parts!

They are yummy too.  We eat all the little eggs and leave the
big ones for customers.

Can't wait for the bantams to start laying so we can get blue/green and various sized eggs.  Just have to find 9 roosters new homes...maybe our egg production will go up!  They should be laying early early September by my calculations ~ they say anywhere between 17 - 20 weeks, but most around 20 weeks.

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