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Finally got my first egg.

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

  1. rstampa

    rstampa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congratulations on your first egg! [​IMG]
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  3. chris_m90731

    chris_m90731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!
    You should post a pic on the "first egg," post. [​IMG]
     
  4. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. rstampa

    rstampa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I am a little Jealous and

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

    Cal
    Jax FL
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Wow, those are a nice olive color. I bet your EE laid them. Congrats!
     
  8. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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