22 weeks First Egg/YAY!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LynnGrigg, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. LynnGrigg

    LynnGrigg Songster

    Jun 6, 2007
    Winston Salem, NC
    Finally! My red Star, Ruth, laid her first egg on Friday and has laid a nice size brown egg early each day since. I have 12 more young girls who will hopefully follow suit. One of the EEs has been with the roos so maybe the green egg will come soon. YAY! -Lynn
  2. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA

    I hope mine start soon. 24 weeks ond this Wed and still nothing [​IMG]
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Congrats on your first egg. Lurkey.....soon you will be able to join the ranks, of egg gatherers! LOL
  4. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!![​IMG] I'm sure the rest of your girls will follow soon. You'll be swimming in eggs before you know it.

    Lurky......I bet yours are going to surprise you anyday. hang in there! Keep us posted!
  5. LynnGrigg

    LynnGrigg Songster

    Jun 6, 2007
    Winston Salem, NC
    My Buff Orps and Wyandotts seem to be developing very slowly. I had guessed that my RedStars would have begun much earlier even. Hang in there! I've been so anxious that I've given the girls pep talks, scolded the roos for not being more romantic and threatened chicken stew for everyone...lol! Lynn
  6. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Songster

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    [​IMG] Congrats!!!!!!!!!
  7. nccatnip

    nccatnip Songster

    Aug 5, 2007
    Piedmont area NC
    Congratulations!!!!! I know your joy!!!!!! It took forever, didn't it?

    Does that mean I can eggspect eggs for breakfast if I see you Saturday????
  8. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    [​IMG] It's so fun when they FINALLY start laying!!!!
  9. bellydancer

    bellydancer In the Brooder

    Sep 12, 2007
    Hooray! Congratulations!
  10. Congrats! I remember when i thought they would never start laying, today i collected 15 eggs!

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