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After 3 days, she did it (pic)! Was it the plastic egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by GardenGal, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our big Kahuna gave us a big brown egg today [​IMG] She's been going up to the nesting boxes faithfully every morning, and after 3 days she did it! Was it the plastic egg I put in there this morning? I don't know. What's funny is when I was changing out the water in the coop this evening I found a soft little egg. From someone else?? Whatever, it's just so darn cool!!!

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  2. Ogress

    Ogress Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Nice work, Hen!
     
  4. christina1982

    christina1982 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I got my first one too!!!!!!

    It was a beautiful brown egg! Congratulations!!!!!
     
  5. suburbanchickymama

    suburbanchickymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jealous. Anxiously awaiting my 1st!!!! My oldest girls are 22 weeks. How old are yours??? Congrats!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Kahuna was hatched May 1st, so that's about 4 months. She's been trying for a week now, and laid some runny stuff first. I don't know if it helped, but I've been giving them plain yogurt for extra calcium.

    Congrats, Christina!!
     
  7. liljoshappybirds

    liljoshappybirds Out Of The Brooder

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    I am nervous and excited and anxious for our first egg(s)! Our girls range from 18-22 weeks and their breeds are varied too. We have boxes in place and false eggs too. My son and I saw one of our Cinnamon Queens seriously investigating one of the nest boxes. Super excited and can't wait! [​IMG]
     
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