After months of waiting, finally it arrived today. 1st egg!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by miomama, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. miomama

    miomama New Egg

    Jun 15, 2011
    My barred rock was waddling ever so slowly (kind of like she was constipated) this morning. So, I encouraged her to walk over to the nesting box with some treats. She didn't want to move, so I went to pet her and picked her up to move her to the box. When I looked down, there it was. A beautiful, glowing, shining 1st egg. What a good girl even though she didn't make it to the nesting box. I can't blame her though, I didn't make it to the hospital when I had my second child, LOL!


    The white egg is a store bought egg for comparison, it weighs 60gr. The brown egg from our hen weighs 40gr. Not bad for her first egg.
  2. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2011
    Congratulations! That's a nice sized first egg [​IMG]
  3. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    Wilkesboro NC
    Congrats!!! and [​IMG]

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