First Egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by annanicole18, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. annanicole18

    annanicole18 Songster

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    Got my first egg from my black sex link hen raised from a day old chick woot woot so excited. first time in over 10 years that i have had chickens that i raised from babies lay me eggs. looking forward to my 2-3 eggs a day now.
     
  2. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    Congrats....How old are your girls?? I have several different breeds that are 22 weeks old and still not laying...Lucky you!
     
  3. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
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    Congrats! Two of mine started laying last week! It's awesome!
     
  4. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

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  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  6. liltexas409

    liltexas409 In the Brooder

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    FIRST EGG..WHOO HOO
    Congrads on the new eggs! I just got my first one as well about 45 minutes ago!! I heard all this commotion and ran out there to do a preditor check and had a little brown egg from my Austalorp. Here is my question: Why was she picking aggressively at the egg? She was standing over it and pecking at it with conviction. I have to pull these as they were recently wormed but Im excited to see an egg,just wondering what the pecking on it is all about.
     
  7. Brindlebtch

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  8. annanicole18

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    well my girl is about six months. i knew she would be laying anytime because she had turned really red in the face and did the submissive wings down sit thing when i went to pick her up for the past week. oh i also got another one from her today yay! i dont know why she would be pecking prolly just trying to figure it out i would take it away as soon as possible and she will eventually get over the newness. i got lucky and have two older hens that i bought already laying so she knew exactly where to lay since there were other eggs already in there
     

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