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FINALLY - at exactly 6 months - FIRST EGG!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Wolfpacker, Nov 20, 2007.

  1. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My wife just called me at work and said she went home for lunch and found a nice little brown egg right smack in the middle of the egg box!

    I'M A FATHER!!! Well. sort of. [​IMG]

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    Edited to add: It amazes me how she knew to get in an old Coca-cola crate filled with wood shavings and lay her egg. Who told her??? [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2007
  2. karri25

    karri25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isn't it the greatest feeling ever when you get your first egg???? It's really funny now b/c you will be out there all of te time checking for eggs. Mine started laying last summer sometime and I am always still running out to check for eggs! It's so much fun, like a great surprise!!!
    Congrats!
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, FINALLY! [​IMG]
     
  4. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    WELL FINALLY DOUBLE! Congratulations. Your girls finally did right by you! Now you can throw away the Valium.
     
  5. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    near Charlotte NC
    Whoo hoo - extra treats for the chicken girls tonight!
     
  6. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    Congrads! i am still waiting for my batams to lay they are coming on 30 weeks.

    Hows that Buff Orp I sold you doing?
     
  7. lexustami

    lexustami Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!

    I'm at 24 weeks with my oldest pullets and 22 weeks with my younger pullets. I'm starting to notice that their combs and wattles are starting to redden so hopefully soon!

    Every time I buy eggs at the store I hope it is the last carton I will have to buy! LOL

    Take care,

    Tami
     
  8. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of mine started squatting about two weeks ago. That seems to be a sure sign it's gonna happen soon.
     
  9. LynnGrigg

    LynnGrigg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is great! Congrats!
     
  10. sara

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    Wonderful news! Happy eating![​IMG]
     

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