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First egg today!!! Yeah!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mkcolls, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. mkcolls

    mkcolls Songster

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    Twenty-nine ladies in waiting.

    Almost 22 weeks old.

    They've been turning redder and redder, checking out the nesting boxes, squatting, some wanting more attention, others no longer wanting to be touched.

    They are getting louder, talkative, even practicing their egg song.

    And finally today we have our first egg. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    A perfect 1.5oz and from the look, and a stray feather left behind we believe from one of our Dominiques.

    One down, only 28 to go. [​IMG]
     

  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    [​IMG] Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  3. mommissan

    mommissan Songster

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    Woo hoo!
     
  4. DanielB

    DanielB In the Brooder

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    Congratulations [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2011
  5. Yerdy

    Yerdy Hatching

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    I remember my first egg. It's the greatest feeling! Congrats. Unfortunately, you will also remember the first time you accidentally break one. Hopefully that wont happen to you for awhile. They are so precious!
     
  6. Farm_Maven

    Farm_Maven Songster

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  7. KDK1

    KDK1 Songster

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    Quote:Yup, Did that today. I promptly went to the garage and found a small pail. Been meaning to buy a little basket for a couple of weeks now. Today lit a fire under my -$$. Worst part was, I only had two eggs in my hand. Just call me Grace!
     

  8. FrankieMcElfresh

    FrankieMcElfresh In the Brooder

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