First egg :)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sky king, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. sky king

    sky king Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok I got my first egg should I leave it in there or get it out I thought maybe leave it in there to influence the other hens to may ?
     
  2. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congratulations on your first egg. Always a wonderful milestone. We took our first egg and blew it out and it sits in a miniature basket in our office. You can place golf balls in the nests to encourage the girls to use the nest boxes.
     
  3. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    WHen the girls are ready they will lay. Better to get that first egg refrigerated, or eaten! My girls do seem to use a nesting box that already has an egg in it! Causes a line up! Silly girls.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I would take it out and put golf balls in their nest boxes.

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  5. sky king

    sky king Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all for the info. I took it out an blew the yolk out an saved it [​IMG]. An I have had gold balls in there for about a month an they have been goin an sittin on them witch has helped I guess but yea I got my first brown egg for my little buff orpinton name Buffy the vampire slayer cause she is fisty with the men An should I get the eggs every day or once a week or what ?
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Best to collect the eggs daily.
     

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