1st egg from my young hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sylverfly, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Sylverfly

    Sylverfly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2009
    Northeastern Michigan
    I've been telling everyone that my new batch of hens would start laying in september (they'd be 20 weeks old then). Well I thought I would be wrong after all and then tonight I found a pullet egg. Its the 30th so I was right its still September after all. So here is my wonderful first egg from one of my new girls (and its a perfect egg, big for a first egg and a perfect egg shape too).



    A three year old hen's egg next to my 20 week old hen's egg
  2. Me & My Peeps

    Me & My Peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    Western MA
    Quote:There's nothing like it, is there?!! I was almost as "EGG-CITED" with my first egg as I was with my first child!! My wife still laughs at me when I collect the eggs and show them to her with such pride - as if I laid them myself!!
  3. NHchicks

    NHchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2010
    Oh! It's so cute!

    What is it about chicken eggs that makes us go ga-ga? Honestly, we're like new mothers when our babies lay their first eggs. HA!!!
  4. mccarthymom2

    mccarthymom2 New Egg

    Apr 9, 2010
    Congrats to you on your first egg:) My RIR just laid her first egg today to:)[​IMG][​IMG]: Now how to I get them to do it in the nesting box? I hope you have many more eggs. Dina
  5. Adorkable

    Adorkable Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2010
    [​IMG] congratz! Can't wait for my girls to start working for me [​IMG]
  6. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    [​IMG] isn't it so exciting [​IMG]

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