finally... First Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Gelky, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. Gelky

    Gelky Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 2, 2009
    And just when I all but given up. My Australorp laid her first egg... 28 weeks later.

  2. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    Yeah! [​IMG]
  3. tallieb

    tallieb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2009
  4. CheerfulHeart2

    CheerfulHeart2 Creative Problem Solver

    Apr 8, 2009
    Phoenix, AZ
    Yippee! I wonder if winter slowed her down in getting started with the program.
  5. socks

    socks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
    Pacific Northwest
    Congratulations!!!! We just got our first two eggs today and that was due to finally getting some artificial light in there. Unfortunately they were both trampled either because they laid them right under where they roost (they might have rolled there, I think these guys have learned to play soccer with the plastic egg I put in the nest to give them a hint) or....could they actually have just set on the roost and let them drop from there???? Anyway, obviously we weren't checking every day so i am glad they didn't start eating them and we will be vigilant now. But what a great feeling after months of feeding them and caring for them they were quite entertaining to watch but this was the payback we've been looking forward to.[​IMG]
  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    [​IMG] congrats!!! Nice egg!!
  7. Cornychick

    Cornychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2009
    Sebastian County, AR
    A fine specimen!

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