1st Egg on Christmas Eve

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lorain's fids, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. lorain's fids

    lorain's fids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sooooo happy today. One of my 5 girls layed her first egg. She is a 25 week old Dominique, named Samantha.
    She has been following me around chatting up a storm for the past few days. Today I seen the other 4 girls were out of the coop, went to check inside and she was in her nest box, fluffing up the shavings. So I let her be, then I went back out about an hour later and sure enough she layed an egg and she was sitting on it. I cannot tell you how thrilled I was at seeing the very first egg of my girls. Amazing! One thing though out of the five girls she has the least develped wattles and comb, but she is a big time squatter. I thought for sure it was going to be one of the other girls.
     
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  2. artsy1

    artsy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome
     
  3. Gama

    Gama Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats! Mine were hatched the same day as yours (June 29th?) and I'm still waiting for my 1st egg. Merry Christmas! [​IMG]
     
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  4. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    What a nice Christmas gift.

    Imp
     
  6. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. chicken grandma

    chicken grandma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing more miraculous than a simple egg! May you be blessed with many many more!
     
  8. lorain's fids

    lorain's fids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That is so true, my hen layng her first egg was amazing. It was the perfect present. Thank you![​IMG]
     

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