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And for her next trick ...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ORChick, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. ORChick

    ORChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep a plastic Easter egg in each of my girls' nest boxes, the kind that can be split open, and filled with goodies. They are, of course, very light weight, and the girls seem to like playing soccer with them, and kicking them all about the coop. And, also of course, they tend to break open at the seam during these soccer games.
    This afternoon I went out to collect eggs, and this is what I found! [​IMG]

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    So appropriate - just in time for Easter [​IMG]

    At first I thought she had somehow pushed her egg into the plastic one. But when I removed the egg the end that had been inside was still damp (though cool enough to show that it had been laid awhile before), so I think she must have actually laid the egg in the plastic one! It was an exact fit too! I was a little concerned that I might break it during removal.
    I have no idea how she managed this trick - unless my DH was playing games with me. But this isn't his usual form of humor, so I tend to doubt that it was him.
    Chickens ...... endlessly amusing!
     
  2. waibel zoo

    waibel zoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! THats, uh...... Weird to say the least.
     
  3. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Surprise!!! Happy Easter!![​IMG]
     
  4. Missouri chick

    Missouri chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh how funny. She wanted to make sure you enjoyed your Easter. [​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    That's like a hole in one!
     
  6. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How fun!
     
  7. CcJ

    CcJ Out Of The Brooder

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    And for her next trick she will lay a rainbow egg. lol
     

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