Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cheeptrick, Sep 7, 2007.

  1. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire dd found the first egg today. WHAT sheer joy...we all jumped up and down screaming like banshees! It is tiny, green and so adorable. Here is the egg and chicken who laid it...the one who I was for sure was getting ready to lay...and splattered her unmentionables all over BYC! LOL
    Finally...the day has come! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    AND one for the VENT THREAD FANS!
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    So cool! Like hearing a Paul Harvey's 'rest of the story' after the vent thread...

    Cute photoshop! Congrats!

  3. eggchel

    eggchel Crowing

    Dec 26, 2006
    Both Coasts
    Congratulations on a beautiful egg laid by an adorable pullet!


  4. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Congratulations that your first egg? I dont know why i am surprised. I think i thought you were already getting eggs. I'm about ready to make the 'omlet' threat like another poster on here did.....and it worked.
  5. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    [​IMG] YES first egg...not in nesting boxes...found in the bushes behind the shed. She made a neat little nest. Made my dd's day. We scoured the property looking for luck. I think I'm going to put straw in the coop and let them make their own nest. Her nest was meticulously I think she's been planning for a couple days. She was so proud of herself BAWKING all over and looking very relieved. We caught 10 grasshoppers for her and watched her gobble them up.
    Cannot wait for the others to start!
  6. imloulou

    imloulou In the Brooder

    Jun 8, 2007
    NW Florida Gulf Coast
    OMG...I am LAUGHING (and spitting my monitor) out loud!!!!...

    I followed the whole vent thread (and laughed...and also respect your decision to pull it)
    but what you just posted is very funny!!! I was soooo not expecting the 3rd pic.

    By the way....Congrats!!!!!!

  7. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    Congratulations![​IMG] That is soooo exciting to get your first egg.
    The egg is beautiful and so is the hen. I have 5 arucana/americana hens and we just love them. They are my daughter's favorite out of all the breeds that we have. Don't you just love them! Keep us posted on their progress. By the way, love the baby egg pic.
  8. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    Grats on the egg
    [​IMG] nice job on the photo shop, hehe!
    Remember to add your info to this thread While your at it [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2007
  9. 7chickininas

    7chickininas In the Brooder

    Sep 6, 2007
    Congrats on the first egg [​IMG] [​IMG] . Our black orpington laid her first egg 2 days ago. I can relate to your excitement. We can't wait for the 2nd one!
  10. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007

    How exciting - and for everyone else - check my Avatar to see EXACTLY where that egg came from! [​IMG]

    Very pretty color by the way - I have two EE's and I'm hoping I get some cool color eggs!

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