First egg @ 18 weeks( now with photo)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by homeinspectorman, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. homeinspectorman

    homeinspectorman Out Of The Brooder

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    First egg yesterday. Heard “the song” but could not ID the singer. Girls had been hanging out in their normal hot weather bush, but I did not do a head count until later in the day. One of the BO’s had moved to the front porch which isn’t allowed so I ran her off. She kept sneaking off from the gang the rest of the day. Bed time was traumatic for all of them as I had moved their coop about 40 feet, so I didn’t think anything about the egg song. Watering this morning and there it was, right in the middle of a potted fern. Same girl is in the coop right now making a nest in the box that has been there for some time. Looks like egg number two is on the way. Picture shows the First Egg with a store bought for size comparison.
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    Last edited: Jul 13, 2010
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    That's cute! First egg in the fern! Congrats!
     
  3. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    **sigh**

    23 weeks .. and still waiting on mine .. [​IMG]


    congrats!
     
  4. our 5 chickie babies

    our 5 chickie babies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! Our girls are only 13 weeks so we still have to wait.!!!
     
  5. chicknduck

    chicknduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats. I had one of my golden comets 15 weeks old come up to my feet on Sunday and lay an egg the shell was soft so a curious onlooker pecked it and it broke but had another outside the coop broken yesterday both with soft shells so yesterday I decided to give oyster shell and got 2 wonderful eggs in the nest boxes today. I share your excitment. It is so exciting. I am sure you will always remember when you see a fern. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  7. lorieMN

    lorieMN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had one a couple days ago in my brooder pen..they are only 12 weeks..blue and splash orps,
     
  8. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats [​IMG] Good luck with more.......
     

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