An egg!!!! We got one!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Pommie Chick, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. Pommie Chick

    Pommie Chick Out Of The Brooder

    Well after my post a few days ago worrying about the girls being 29 weeks and still no egg. Today we finally got one!!! I had a feeling something was going on this morning when I was cleaning the coop and She kept coming in and out.

    I did notice that she was struggling to get into the nesting box because she's so big, so I removed the dividing wall between the 2 nesting boxes and made it into one big one. She went back in for about an hour. T

    he other chicken who's the same age stayed in there with her the whole time (is that normal??)

    Eventually I popped my head in and there it was, both girls were studying it and trying to peck at it, so I whipped it out quickly while it was still warm.

    I've given all the girls a treat for that!

    I am now a very happy lady today!

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Congratulations! Perhaps her buddy will start soon.
     
  3. chickenlady772

    chickenlady772 Out Of The Brooder

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    :D
     
  4. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Yay!! Congratulations! One of my girls just started squatting today! Ooh I can't wait!!
     
  5. dkissler

    dkissler Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 48 week old buff Orpington who hasn't laid an egg yet. She is squatting and sits in the nest but has produced an egg. Should I be worried?
     

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