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Do you ever stop smiling?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by epona4, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. epona4

    epona4 Songster

    Oct 14, 2008
    Central Indiana
    I know it's all still very new to me, so of course every time I go to the coop and find an egg I'm all giddy. I smile like a fool! (as of yesterday, Miss Ginger has given us 5 eggs since last Sunday.)

    My question for you "old timers" is does it ever get old? Are you still smiling when you've found your 400th egg or 4000th?
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Yep. Every day. [​IMG]
  3. msgenie516

    msgenie516 The Happy Hen

    May 16, 2008
    Nesconset, LI, NY

    I'm WELL PAST 400 eggs (4,000, no way) and I still get excited about every egg I find. It's just such fun! Genie
  4. sunnydee

    sunnydee Songster

    Jul 17, 2008
    I am surely not an ole timer collecting eggs. We have probably got around 60 eggs and we are still smiling and giddy everytime we get an egg. Especially when we go outside and they are all prancing around acting so proud of their accomplishments.

    God I love my chickens!
  5. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Another not really an old timer but have had a bunch of eggs. I can't imagine a time where I won't be this excited over them. Every single egg seems so precious and special to me. And each egg is so beautiful. I love, love, love my chickies so much!!!
  6. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
    Conklin, Michigan
    I love to find eggs! The little kids REALLY LOVE to go collect eggs, it is an even bigger thrill for them, and what a great way to practice taking turns!
  7. setter4

    setter4 Songster

    May 8, 2008
    Central Pennsylvania
    I always say "Thank You" to my little hens everyday when i gather the eggs. Yes, I smile too. [​IMG]
    Yesterday i told them "You have to work extra herd until Christmas so I have eggs to give for gifts" then I wnet in the coop and they had given me 10 eggs from 10 hens! Extra romaine for the ladies yesterday! lol
  8. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    i smile over the first egg of the season, After that i just kind of "let it go" Incubation and the chicks is what im all about
  9. Bammony

    Bammony Red-dress-less

    Aug 15, 2008
    Salina, Utah
    Quote:I'm all about the incubating and hatching as well, but I do still smile and get excited when I find eggs. I love to call my friend and sister (chicken owners as well) and talk about how many eggs we got, from which breeds, colors of the eggs, etc.. I love everything about chickens! I even love my Roosters crowing at 2am! [​IMG]
  10. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Absolutely, it's like a little treasure hunt everyday [​IMG]

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