Ever looked for eggs in the dark?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by paddock36, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. paddock36

    paddock36 Songster

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    I am officially crazy! I just went looking in the dark and rain to see if my new little hen laid an egg today? Now my pants are all wet. Her name is Daisy and she is a Blue Rock-mix that I got from Eric and Le of The Pampered Pullets Farm and she lays green eggs.
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  2. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Songster

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    Yup.....I use that thing called a flashlight![​IMG]
    Good luck finding them.
     
  3. Looks to me like she has her legs crossed. I think she is holding out.
    Patience, patience.
     
  4. paddock36

    paddock36 Songster

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    Henry'schickens :

    Yup.....I use that thing called a flashlight![​IMG]
    Good luck finding them.

    Ok, you got me [​IMG]...I just forgot that part....I did have a flashlight.​
     
  5. But be sure that you mention that it is all our fault because we EGGed you on.
     
  6. paddock36

    paddock36 Songster

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    Quote:I have to give credit where it is due.[​IMG]
     
  7. You know, when you introduce a new hen to the bunch that has been laying that many times they will just lay in the mud until the figure out where the nests are. You better go out and look again. I am sure there is an egg out there.
     
  8. in memory of henny penny

    in memory of henny penny Hatching

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    Yeah... didn't do it again, and it didn't last long, 'cause the first thing my hand touched was poop!
     
  9. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Yes , the joys of hunting eggs in the dark are numerous. I have grabbed big chicken turds, mice, stray kittens (mama kitty hid them in a chicken nest) all sorts of great things. The stray kittens scared the mess outta me cause all I could envision was a SKUNK.
     
  10. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

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