First Egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mc79, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. mc79

    mc79 Chirping

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    My Rhode Island Reds are 23 weeks old now, and I was beginning to wonder when I would finally start seeing some eggs. I go out this morning to replenish their food and water and, low and behold, I see our first egg! I knew it would be any time now since I had one who was squatting when I would pet her. As I was taking a picture of it and texting it to my wife, another went in the coop nesting box and laid another! I know this is no big deal for veteran chicken owners, but as a first timer I am pretty darn excited! Just had to share. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Songster

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    Yay.
    Congrats!!! :jumpy
     
  3. jmortonkeil

    jmortonkeil Hatching

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    hey that is awesome, I know the feeling! I am new to chickens myself and it is fun to see all of one's hard work finally pay off. Keep them happy,healthy and warm and they seem to do well. Congratulations!
     
  4. CaitlinM

    CaitlinM Chirping

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    Yay!!! It's seriously the best feeling ever!!!! Congratulations!!!
     
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  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Those first time eggs are always a big deal...congratulations! [​IMG]
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congratulations! First eggs never stop being exciting!
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Absolutely!
     

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