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FIRST EGG

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by supermom, Dec 5, 2008.

  1. supermom

    supermom Out Of The Brooder

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    I finally got an egg the day after Thanksgiving! I think the hens were getting the hint that we were hungry... eggs or them! [​IMG]
    I am pleased to say that my 6 month old Buff layed it IN the nest box, didn't peck at it and the size is the same as the ones from the market. Better yet, she lays one every other day!
    Phew, just as I was about to quit!
     
  2. sunnydee

    sunnydee Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  4. Crazy_For_Chickens

    Crazy_For_Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  5. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your first egg [​IMG]
     
  7. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

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    Bow down to our chicken God. Let him give you more eggs.
    Congrats!
     
  8. farmergal

    farmergal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! I'm still waiting for my first... I'm hoping for a Christmas egg [​IMG] but I'm not lighting the coop, so my pullets might wait until the days are a bit longer, who knows.
     
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Don't you love that they instinctively know that they should lay in the nest? It's so cool when they diappear for a few minutes, as if to excuse themselves to go to the ladies room.

    Though, in a way, that's what it is. heh
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    Congrats on that first egg. It's like Easter every day, only the eggs are in the same spot.
     
  10. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    Congrats on the first egg! Did you parade around them with an axe in the week or so leading up to the egg? [​IMG]
     

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