1. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Songster

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    First egg was found today!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] Now I will have to get some wooden eggs to help her find the nest box [​IMG] But I am very excited and have been looking for eggs since the middle of August.

    The egg is half the size of the store bought grade A eggs but has a nice hard shell. All the kids were hoping to hatch a chick from this egg and I had to remind them it will be a while before the eggs will be ready for hatching.

    When would be the right time to try and hatch out of our eggs?
     

  2. Sanebychicks

    Sanebychicks In the Brooder

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    Yay!!!! Congrats! Isn't amazing how exciting it is to find something as simple as an egg? I just had my first two days ago and one more today. So fun. Sorry, I only have females - so I can't help you with your when to start hatching question - surely someone here will!
     
  3. mommyofthreewithchicks

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    Thanks Sainbychicks. We are all so excited that we each took a picture next to the egg- my DH has now declared the kids and I nuts [​IMG] But I am doing a happy dance anyway.
     
  4. NightCode

    NightCode In the Brooder

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    I'm waiting for my first... Uuhh... When did you get your chicks?
     
  5. trunkman

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    congrats!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. mommyofthreewithchicks

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    These girls we got in the middle of June but they looked almost adult as such I was guessing they were about 12 weeks old when we got them. They have looked ready for a month now so I have been on pins and needles looking for this egg [​IMG] My baby chicks are only 8 weeks old now so I will have a long wait for their eggs.
     
  7. our 5 chickie babies

    our 5 chickie babies Chirping

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    CONGRATS!!! we know the feeling.isn't it GREAT!!!we got our first egg two weekd ago and we have 5 hens so we had to keep waiting.We are getting 4 a day now.We still have one holding out on us..
    Enjoy
    JIM&LINDY
     

  8. [​IMG] CONGRATS!!!
     

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