First Egg Today!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ZaneyMama, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. ZaneyMama

    ZaneyMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 3 year old and I went out to let the chickens out this morning at 7 and found a small egg in the nesting box next to the golf balls! WOO HOO!

    It came from Heddie, the Barred Plymouth Rock who has been squatting for about a week.

    We scrambled it up and it was yummy. I'm so excited!

    It's on the left, of course.
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  2. petesgirl

    petesgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats!!!
    Nice egg, love your pictures! I can't wait for my first egg!!!
    How old are your chickens?
     
  3. petesgirl

    petesgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Oops, now I noticed the age of your chickens! Mine are about six weeks younger than yours.
     
  4. Herself

    Herself Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratulations!!!!
     
  5. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] congrats!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. MelindaK

    MelindaK Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I got my first egg today also from my Barred Rock (have 5) so came from 1 of them!!! (They are 1 day from being 19 weeks old.)

    I have never had chickens before and immedatley thought to myself, "I got an egg, what do I do with it now? Can I put it in the fridge? Duh, its an egg!" I put it in an egg carton and put it in the fridge for Hubby and son to see when they come home!
     
  8. ZaneyMama

    ZaneyMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought I might get another egg today, but none so far. Heddie, the one who laid one yesterday, ran to the nest box and jumped in when I came to let everyone out this morning. She starting screaming "Bawk Bawk Buckaaaaawwwww!" for about 5 minutes but never laid an egg. It's 3 hours later and now she's out roaming with the other chickens - no eggs.

    Weird.
     

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