First egg:)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jakoda, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. Jakoda

    Jakoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickes were 22 weeks old this past monday, today Lucy (australorp) gave me my first egg:)

    I'm actually surprised, it's been so stressful the last coupe weeks, their "coop mansion" was pretty much demolished in the frankenstorm, they lived in my dining room for 4 days, and right now we're having a nice little snow storm!

    I thought something was up, when I went in their coop this morning, and she was still inside, all the others were out, she was up on a perch, got down, roaming around looking to get in where the nest boxes "were", (we had to take them out because of renovation) So I picked her up and put her in a nest box that I had modified after the storm, she settled down and a couple hours later, I went to check on her and there was a good sized egg! She was off running around outside..

    So maybe this is the start of the others to start laying;)
    Diane
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  3. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! [​IMG] I have nine pullets that will be laying anytime now; it certainly is exciting!
     
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  4. melodym

    melodym Out Of The Brooder

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    I TOO GOT MY FIRST EGG TODAY. I'M SO HAPPY I WANTED TO JUMP AROUND. I HOPE OUR OTHER HENS TAKE A LOOK AND START LAYING AS WELL. CONGRATS :0)
     
  5. mrsc1951

    mrsc1951 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the first eggs! They are always eggciting. I'm waiting for my 27 week old EE to lay her first egg. Last night I dreamt I went out to the coop and found 2 huge green eggs. LOL That's really wishful thinking. She has been squatting for almost a week and makes multiple trips in and out of the coop the last couple of days. She is practicing - you can see where she has been sitting in the nest box. [​IMG] She has even gone into the "older" girls coop and sits in one of their nesting boxes. I don't care where she lays it, I just want a colored egg!
     

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