We have eggs

Smoke laid her first egg the day before yesterday. This morning first thing she was back in the nest box and laid her second egg of the year.

A little while later Ebony was having a spin round both the nest boxes that are side by side. She had had a brief look in them the day before so I thought that she was getting ready to lay. Ebony does a lot of scratching in the nest box before she settles so I left her to it.

I returned a few hours later and Ebony was back out in the run. I checked the nest box and sure enough there was Ebony’s first egg of the year.

We have eggs

On the right is Smoke’s first egg, in the middle is Smoke’s second egg and on the left is Ebony’s first egg of the year.

I am really pleased to have eggs so early in the year. At this rate these two girls will soon be providing the weekend breakfast eggs until a few more girls start laying.

Well done Ebony!

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6 Responses to We have eggs

  1. david says:

    Delighted for you – doesn’t take long to accumulate a meal’s worth, once you have a couple laying. Enjoy.

  2. Steve says:

    This is a test comment to test the new email settings.

    • Carol Caldwell says:

      This comment came in on the main page instead of the blog comment folder but David’s comment above doesn’t appear at all and until I went to the post I hadn’t seen it.

  3. marion says:

    A good start to the new year.

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