Am i the only one?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cms1113, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. cms1113

    cms1113 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my first egg yesterday and now i find myself checking the nesting boxes like every hour!! I have a problem!
     
  2. ryansmommy83

    ryansmommy83 Out Of The Brooder

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    I know that one ! Mine just started laying about a week ago and now Im fighthing myself not to go out every hour also ! Ive started getting two eggs a day ( exceot yesterday [​IMG]) but I am totally praying for all 6 ladies to just one day give me 6 eggs ![​IMG]
     
  3. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a feeling of accomplishment even though we humans really didn't do anything.
    I grew up with chickens but I remember the first flock of brown leghorns that were mine. ( had a seperate spot in the barn) I raised them for show and got to keep the money from the sale of their eggs.
    I was so proud and happy when I got my first eggs from those hens.
     
  4. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    It's the excitement of something new. I still check mine early in the morning and again late morning and again in the evening. I was checking a lot more when they first started laying. Now...not so much.
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    [​IMG] I did that at first too! After a few weeks that wears off. Then it goes down to check twice a day [​IMG] At least for me!
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    you don't have a problem-My chickens have been laying for 3 months and I still check on them many many times throughout the day! I've only had 3 hens and 1 rooster for 8 months-they've become my smelly babies-and I have some nesting and praying I will become a new mommy!!
     
  7. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Naw, you're fine....just chicken crazy lise the rest of us. [​IMG]
     
  8. tpotter01

    tpotter01 Out Of The Brooder

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    The only thing that keeps me from doing the same is I am sitting in a cube working 9 hrs. a day and it is a 20 min. drive home!
     
  9. HennyPennies2007

    HennyPennies2007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Try waiting for the darned things to hatch! [​IMG]
     
  10. cms1113

    cms1113 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Try waiting for the darned things to hatch! [​IMG]

    Im doing that too but the excitement of my hens laying eggs has me a little more relaxed about that.

    I work nights so im home all day so i can go peak all day long!!!
     

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