Finally.... THE FIRST EGG!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by capebird, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. capebird

    capebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well.... one of my 4 Barred Rocks laid her first egg. Very exciting!!
    Did it right there in one of the next boxes. I was pretty surprised to
    see it... i had expected the first few eggs to show up on the run floor
    in the dirt.... but there it was, right next to the golf ball. Thanks to everyone
    for all the support and help with raising my first flock (if you can call 4 hens
    a "flock") :)
     
  2. VkyVky

    VkyVky Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats! I am still waiting for one of my 5 pullets to lay. They were hatched May 31, so I suppose it will be any day now...
     
  3. greensandjeans

    greensandjeans Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats! My first egg was on TOP of the nesting box. But she figured it out the next time. Don't be surprised if you get a few without shells under the roost. That happened to some of my hens after their first egg, but it worked out in time.
     
  4. LT

    LT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah!!! Congratulations! It never gets old finding eggs in the nest box. Every day I am still amazed!
     
  5. mamahen2011

    mamahen2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! Congrats!
     
  6. MontanaChickenLady

    MontanaChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations!!! First eggs are awesome and daily egg gathering is so gratifying.
     
  7. Lynndaybrown

    Lynndaybrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] Hooray!! Congrats!! First Eggs are so exciting! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah!!!! [​IMG]

    How old are your girls?
     
  9. SueBaby

    SueBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Me too, same hatch date. I've got 3 I'm patiently waiting on...
     
  10. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    Congrats [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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