First Egg!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rgraf, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. rgraf

    rgraf Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,

    Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Eastern Iowa, a little chilly but sunny with no wind. I decided it was the perfect day for coop cleaning and guess what I found! Our first egg! I'm not sure who laid it, I think one of our black australorps, or one of the red stars. Here's a picture

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    Here's a picture of the egg next to a large store egg for size comparison. It's the one on the left.

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    This morning when we left for church, no eggs. When we got home from church, two eggs! Two laying hens! They will be 23 weeks tomorrow. Here are today's eggs.

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    Thanks for letting me share my excitement!

    Rochelle
     
  2. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Those first eggs are so much fun! It's like Christmas and birthday all wrapped into one little package. It never gets old for me to find a new egg in the nest box! Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  3. Hannah H

    Hannah H New Egg

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    Quote:This morning my Maran, Tornado, layed her first egg also!!!! It was so exciting.
     
  4. polishchickens111

    polishchickens111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! Congrats! Loooooooove the speckles!!!
     
  5. bluefeather2697

    bluefeather2697 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] CONGRATULATIONS! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] That sure is a purty egg plate, too!
     
  7. rgraf

    rgraf Out Of The Brooder

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    I knew you guys would understand my excitement! My thirteen year old daughter thinks my "obsession" with the eggs is creepy. [​IMG]
     
  8. JJ Hen Hut

    JJ Hen Hut Out Of The Brooder

    Congratulations. We got our first just after the new year when our chickens are just shy of 5 months old. We've had a total of 6 so far and tried them out last night with a side-by-side comparison to store-bought. Fresh really is better.
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  9. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful first eggs! Congrats!
     
  10. spacecowgirl

    spacecowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hurray!! The first eggs are always so exciting!!!! Congrats!!!![​IMG]
     

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