First Egg!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Wnunezcruz, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. Wnunezcruz

    Wnunezcruz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been waiting for so long! Finally, i went outside yesterday to check on my silkies and saw a first egg from either my blue/splash/white pullets. This is the first year i have actually raised chickens from chicks and saw them lay their own eggs. I used to buy older hens. Then today i went to my other silkie pen and one of my mixed broodies layed her first egg. Im so excited. Now i have to find a way to see which pullet exactly is laying the eggs. Can anyone give me some ideas on how i would find that out? Thanks for any input.

    Heres one of the eggs, unfortunatly the other was cracked im guesing it froze.



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  2. goldies99

    goldies99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nice egg!!!!!!!.......you could sit and watch the coop to see who goes in there!!!!!!...........[​IMG]
     
  3. Wnunezcruz

    Wnunezcruz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I thought about doing that. lol:)
     
  4. goldies99

    goldies99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    or you could get a chicken cam!!!!....i have a chicken that lays a jumbo egg!!...i have yet to find out which one it is!...maybe in the spring i will pull up a seat!
     
  5. Wnunezcruz

    Wnunezcruz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a good idea! I will look into that.
     
  6. cmclean

    cmclean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am glad not to be the only proud parent of a first egg! I have a cam in our coop that feeds a picture and sound into my kitchen. I was so excited when my first egg was laid yesterday. I saw my hen go into the nest and heard her song! Wow, so exciting!!!
    I see why everyone is so obsessed with chickens. This is so much fun. I have different colored bands on my 4 hens to tell them apart. I know that it was Polly who laid the first egg. As a matter of fact, she is back on the nest right now. I'm hoping to hear
    her egg song!
    Congrats to all the first eggs![​IMG]
     
  7. hannakat

    hannakat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!

    Sometimes it's just a matter of catching them in the act....that's how I've been able to tell.
     
  8. Wnunezcruz

    Wnunezcruz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It really is a joy to own these beauties!! You sure can learn a lot from them. Thanks
     
  9. Wnunezcruz

    Wnunezcruz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you
     

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