Finally my first Egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pauleberly, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. pauleberly

    pauleberly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well its not her first egg, but her first one was soft shell, second one broke when she laid it. Here is my first Edible Egg! Super happy. I went out and bought a carton of 59c eggs so she would start laying, and it worked great.

    Caught her laying down, i knew she would lay soon
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    Egg was 2.0 oz and the bird was 14 weeks 4 days old today! super happy
     
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  2. gemma24

    gemma24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yay!
     
  3. pinebarrens

    pinebarrens Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratulations!

    We got our first egg on Friday and another one yesterday. It's really exciting to find it.

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  4. pauleberly

    pauleberly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hopign she will cause all the others to start laying. Ive got some big meaty marans that are starting to tempt my dinner table lol!
     
  5. Susan G

    Susan G Out Of The Brooder

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    Good morning from Minnesota. Just joined BYC a few minutes ago.
    We are new to chickens ascof this spring and excited to get our first egg too. Yours looks wonderful and so quick...14 weeks...YEAH.
    Sounds like you used a couple real eggs in the box to get her interested in layingvif I understand you correctly...is this better than the wooden ones or golf balls?
     
  6. pauleberly

    pauleberly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are actually ceramic eggs, and from what I read it shows the chickens where to lay the eggs.

    But yeah she is an early bird, but she's been a great chicken so far
     
  7. carlf

    carlf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've used plastic eggs and golf balls both.
     
  8. Susan G

    Susan G Out Of The Brooder

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    Great...saw some of those types of "decoy" eggs and will get them asap to put in nest boxes. Thanks!
     
  9. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an egg shaped rock that I used befor I got the ceramic eggs. It worked too, but if they dropped an egg on top of it, the egg would break. :D
     
  10. Susan G

    Susan G Out Of The Brooder

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    Too funny...will avoid rocks!!!
     

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