Finally got my first egg.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rstampa, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. rstampa

    rstampa Songster

    Jun 18, 2009
    Tampa, Florida
    Yesterday while cleaning out the run and coop I saw a egg in the middle of the run. I was so excited and told everybody. I really wasn't expecting any eggs for a few more weeks. So I went to the feed store and bought "Oyster Shell" and a bag of layer feed. I also stop buy the "Family Dollar" store and bought two Kittie litter box's. Just the typical plastic ones. I put the boxes in the coop with some pine chips. And was ready to start teaching my birds to use them to lay their eggs. This morning I went out to check on the girls and see if there were any eggs on the ground again. But there weren't any. I was hoping but not surprise there wasn't a egg. Later around 12PM when I let the girls out to free range I check the coop, just in case. To my surprise there it was in the middle of the kittie litter nest box was a medium brown egg. I was delighted and told my hens how smart they were. Can't wait now for the rest of them to lay.

    Thanks for reading me bragging. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. Congratulations on your first egg! [​IMG]
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  3. chris_m90731

    chris_m90731 Songster

    Nov 19, 2009
    Los Angeles, CA
    You should post a pic on the "first egg," post. [​IMG]
  4. mxpres

    mxpres Songster

    Jan 21, 2009
  5. rstampa

    rstampa Songster

    Jun 18, 2009
    Tampa, Florida
    Finally took some pictures and here they are!

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    First Egg 12/05/2009

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    Second Egg 12/06/2009

    I think my Red Star laid them. But I'm not 100% sure.
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2009
  6. write2caroline

    write2caroline Songster

    Jun 21, 2009
    [​IMG] I am a little Jealous and

    Very happy for you! Congratulations! I cannot wait to see my silly chix lay some eggs!

    Jax FL
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Wow, those are a nice olive color. I bet your EE laid them. Congrats!
  8. dwegg

    dwegg Songster

    Wow...SOOOOO egg-citing! Congrats....mine all started last is such a great feeling![​IMG]:weee:yiipchick

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