At Last! OUR FIRST EGG!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Herself, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. Herself

    Herself Out Of The Brooder

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    We got our first egg today!! One of the girls laid an egg on the roost. (Now to train them to use the nest.) The egg had frozen & cracked, but it still it very exciting. I think I'll go put one of my antique glass eggs in the nest to encourage them. I didn't expect them to start laying yet because its so cold.

    It has been a long wait! The first six BR chicks I purchased at the Chicken Swap this spring turned out to be 6 roosters that I had to re-home. Then I got six assorted breeds 4 week chicks from a woman that got them from the hatchery as sexed chicks. I lost two of these - one just a week or so ago from sour crop.

    Herself
    2 Partridge Rocks, 1 Gold laced Wynadotte, 1 Buff Op. & Seamus Liam, the world's most wonderful Westie!
     
  2. BWKatz

    BWKatz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! but sorry it was broken. [​IMG] Hopefully she'll use the nest next time. My EE laid out in the open run the first time and the nest ever since. I think the 1st time might take them by surprize. [​IMG]
     
  3. tobin123

    tobin123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats [​IMG]
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Frozen? Wow! Still exciting! [​IMG]
     
  5. elabraleon

    elabraleon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What Breed, and How old? Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  6. Muscovies

    Muscovies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Let's celebrate [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratz!

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