first egg today!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sd38-2, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. sd38-2

    sd38-2 Out Of The Brooder

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    One of our 4 isa browns layed their first egg today! Its about half the size of a largestore egg. My wife and i were very excited and surprised one of them was ready to lay. They recently started sing their egg laying song and two were squatting. Now my question is should i switch over to layer feed now? I only have a few lbs of flock raiser left so i have to buy more feed this week. I also opened up the nesting box for them today.
     
  2. Ljc01

    Ljc01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep feeding what you have and just put out some oyster shell for the birds that are laying.
     
  3. sd38-2

    sd38-2 Out Of The Brooder

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  4. sd38-2

    sd38-2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got three more eggs today. All three are a little bigger that the first egg yesterday. So 3 of the 4 are laying now. The 4th one just started squatting, only a matter of time before she lays her first egg. My wife said when she left the house for work she could hear the chickens singing their song from in the house.
     
  5. FoodFreedomNow

    FoodFreedomNow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congratulations! Enjoy those eggs. :thumbsup
     
  6. sd38-2

    sd38-2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     

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