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First egg Newbie question....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mags2009, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, now that we FINALLY got our first egg yesterday, should we expect a second today, or will it take her awhile to get in the "groove?" Thanks![​IMG]
     
  2. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she will take a little bit to get in her groove but keep checking [​IMG]
     
  3. sillybirds

    sillybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations on your first egg! [​IMG]
     
  4. charlotte.b

    charlotte.b New Egg

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    That is great!!!!!!!!
    I just got 4 chickens 2 1/2 weeks ago & after 1 week started to get eggs, Was that ever a great filling I am getting one about every other day.
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    It depends on the pullet. It could be any combination of schedules. She may lay every day for two or three days, then stop for a couple days OR she may lay every day for a week and then quit.
    It takes them awhile to get their egglaying down pat.
     
  6. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No egg today, hope to get one tomorrow. I did have one of my red stars go in and out of the nest boxes today. At one point, she even sat down and started to "arrange" the bedding in the nest box. Do you think she's gearing up?
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Yep, sounds like she's praticing for the real thing. [​IMG]
     

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