Barack said "Yes, you can"... and she did!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JennsPeeps, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Our RIR laid her first egg today!!! That's our 2nd first egg. Roughly one week from 1st squat to 1st egg. She laid in the nesting box that has the poster of Barack Obama saying "Yes, We Can". Yes... she could! (can't get pics off camera or I'd show you).
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    Two down, one to go (not including our banty cochin). Our standards - BSL, RIR & BR - are 30.5 weeks old. The BSL started laying on Thanksgiving Day.

    The BR looks really close. [​IMG] She's been squatting for about 3 weeks now. [​IMG]

    Our banty cochin is a lost cause for laying. She's well over 8 months old and showing noooo signs of laying. [​IMG]
     
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  2. crazy hen quartet

    crazy hen quartet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!! [​IMG]
     
  3. WildBurroShirts.com

    WildBurroShirts.com Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whoo hoo!

    Congrats![​IMG]
     
  4. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

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    Congrats,

    Good for you.

    Jena.
     
  5. Peaguy

    Peaguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Way to go Jenn!!!! Congrats! It seems forever til it starts doesn't it? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. motherbear

    motherbear Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratulations!!

    So far we've got 3 confirmed layers out of 11 (they were "buy 10 get 1 free" HAHA) all hens. I'm having a hard time getting anything done between checking the nesting boxes and reading posts on BYC. My poor husband is hoping the obsession is just temporary [​IMG]
     
  7. crazy hen quartet

    crazy hen quartet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ummm..... bad news for your hubby, it's not. I only joined a few days ago and I can't tear myself away - from here OR the girls I have had since September. I must check on them and bring them snacks a dozen times a day, lol. And based on how many people here have numerous chickens and posts in the THOUSANDS... well, there is little hope [​IMG]
     
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  8. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your 2nd first egg
     
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Mother & Crazy... BYC obsessions are NOT temporary! I've been here since I got my girls in May and have loved every minute of it.

    Welcome, and congrats on your girls!
     
  10. crazy huhn

    crazy huhn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My hubby gave up that hope a looooonnnnnnngggggg time ago!
     

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