First Egg! Happy Dance!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AUChickenGal, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. AUChickenGal

    AUChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pullets are 21 weeks and 3 days old today. They've all been showing a lot of comb and wattle development recently, and on Sunday one of the Easter Eggers, Ethel, starting squatting - HARD! - for me, whereas before she wanted nothing to do with me. I've also noticed her spending a lot of time in the nest boxes and rearranging the hay in them over the last few days, so I knew an egg was coming soon. I was still surprised today when I was straightening up the nest boxes and realized that there was a tiny little blue-green egg in there beside the three ceramic eggs! I did a silly little happy dance right there beside the coop - it's a good thing the neighbors couldn't see me. [​IMG]

    I can't wait for the other four pullets to start laying, too!

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Congratulations, eggs are always fun to find no matter how many times I find them, and first eggs are always extra exciting.
     
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  3. Egg - Static

    Egg - Static Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good for you! All people keeping chickens enjoy their first egg! Tell your girls good job for me!
     
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  4. AUChickenGal

    AUChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ethel definitely got extra treats tonight. Now it's a waiting game to see who will start laying next...
     

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