Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Our first eggs.....

Guess what? 
Well I suppose the title told you really.

Our gorgeous girls Pepper and Honey have done their job and presented us with our very first eggs.

Silkies eggs are smaller than regular layer chook eggs.

We used to use 3 silky eggs to two regular eggs a few years ago when we had Delores and Pam.

Master B found the eggs.
There was great excitement and he has "baggsed" egg collection as his job.

Well done girls, keep up the good work.


  1. That IS exciting! Silkies are such funny chooks. Yours must be feeling happy so hopefully there's many more eggs to come :)

  2. Hope so Sarah, they are funny little things. They are like born Granny's. They fit in very well around here.

  3. Nice one girls!! Omelettes for brekky?

  4. I'm so envious! Still trying to figure out how I could have a few chooks here on a tiny urban section in the middle of the city!

    1. There are some very cute kit chook houses, maybe just one or two silkies. You can let them scratch around in the garden without doing much damage. they just eat the slugs and bugs.

  5. Congratulations to all, your chooky-chooks are very gorgeous, Exciting times! Mxx

  6. So cute. My youngest sister has silkies and frizzles. They are gorgeous stratching adn running around.

  7. They are gorgeous and congrats on getting the eggs. My daughters school have asked parents to babysite their chooks on weekends and thinking I should give it a try sometime. Gx

  8. Congratulations! That's quite an achievement.


  9. Congratulations, that is so cool, they look amazing. The next chickens i want to get are Araucanas - they lay khaki, blue, lavender & green eggs, glorious!! Love Posie


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