And so it begins!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lovemychicks9, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. lovemychicks9

    lovemychicks9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well Finally!!! I have 17 chickens as of today. 5 of them are 20 weeks and 3 days old. We have had the red as fire combs and wattles for a couple weeks now, doing the squat dance for you when you get near and bawk bawk bawking the day away for a week. Well went out to check and see what was the matter, there was such a ruckus in the coop and imagine my surprise when in the nest box I see a girl and she is looking very intent on doing something! So I gave her an hour and when I went back this is what I found---[​IMG]

    Now ---- All I have to do is figure out whick one did it! They aren't talking!

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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Congrats on your first egg! [​IMG]
     
  3. 12 Acres

    12 Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't you hate it when they give you the silent treatment? Finding those first few eggs is so much fun. It makes you feel like Queen of the Universe! [​IMG]
     
  4. Gindee77

    Gindee77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your first egg! Isn't it exciting!! [​IMG] It seems like they'll never lay but then finally they do!!! [​IMG]

    Good luck figuring out who the prime suspect is...Mine have been laying for a little less than a month and I only know which eggs 2 of my chickens are laying. I'm trying to figure out the rest since they are all different shade of brown, blue, green or pink! I have 11 chickens and the most I've gotten in a day was 7 eggs, so far.
     
  5. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Look at their vents. The "culprit" should have a vent that is moist & pink.

    Congrats on the egg! I can't wait for our first ovum.
     
  6. lovemychicks9

    lovemychicks9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day two and we got 2 "fart eggs today" so now I have 2 of them laying, everyone finding the nest box okay as I have not found any in the shavings yet or the run. I love it when a plan comes together! A couple more and I might have enough of those tiny things for an omlet!
     
  7. ashyannehand

    ashyannehand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the first egg. So much fun! [​IMG]
     
  8. henmommy

    henmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!! How old??? It's so exciting!!!!
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    Last edited: Sep 5, 2008
  9. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats on your first egg [​IMG]
     
  10. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your first egg. It is so exciting.
     

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