Finally!

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

  1. AngelaB

    AngelaB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first ever egg! Finally! [​IMG]

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  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Congrats!!!
     
  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. M.sue

    M.sue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats....first eggs are always so exciting!!
     
  5. AngelaB

    AngelaB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She laid it on the floor in the corner of the coop, so I will have to move one of the nesting boxes over there.
     
  6. MontanaChickenLady

    MontanaChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations on your first egg. It's an awesome experience!!!! Be sure to keep a couple of fake eggs in the nesting box(es) so they all know where to go to lay their eggs. They really get the hang of it quickly. I had a couple of surprise eggs that were laid in the compound and was afraid I had a chicken with a bad habit. But once they all started laying.....the eggs have all been in the nesting boxes. And now, they all (4) lay eggs in the same box. The other day I caught 2 hens in one box at the same time. [​IMG] and it was a bit crowded for them. Didn't seem to bother either one though.
     
  7. SueBaby

    SueBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay for you! How long did you wait for it? I've got 3 pullets I'm waiting on. 20 weeks today and no signs of being ready. Sigh.
     
  8. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Congrats [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. Lynndaybrown

    Lynndaybrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Yippee!!! So exciting!![​IMG]
     
  10. AngelaB

    AngelaB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:We got them (Black Australorp and Brahmas) in mid-May. They were probably a 2-3 weeks old. I am guessing 24 weeks. The Brahma won't lay for a little while yet, and my other australorp isn't quite red enough yet.
     

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