This morning Flame settled in a nest box. A little later she was out in the run and Marmite was sitting on Flame’s, large, white egg. I had forgotten how big Flame’s eggs are. It has been three weeks since she last laid and ten days since Vanilla started laying again.
It obviously takes longer to start laying again after the broody hormones than after regressing to being a chick. It is good to have another layer of bigger eggs again.
I love seeing these girls of different size but the same colour together.
Broody girls are happy to share a nest box because they get to snaffle an egg. When I next checked Ebony was out in the run and Marmite was sitting on Ebony’s egg. Marmite looked so proud to sit on two large eggs in one day! Sigh!