First egg

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by moody-chick, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. moody-chick

    moody-chick New Egg

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    [​IMG] Just wanted to share with u all....We got our first real egg tonight.. Little brown egg.. Perfect all around...We had one yesterday morn also , but when we found it it was squished, Dont know if hen stepped on it or what.Shell was soft also, but tonight it was perfect.Hubby thinks im crazy , for acting like a nut over an egg.[​IMG].It came from a rock cornish hen, 18 wks. old.woo hoo. U would think i never saw an egg before....ha ha . Sorry, i'm just excited.Thanks for letting me share:)
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:If he thinks your a nut now, wait until he see's you when you hatch the first egg from your first chickens.... Thats a whole nother ball game!
     
  3. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    BTW... [​IMG]
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Congratulations. You deserve to celebrate.

    I've got a bunch of 17 week old pullets and a couple that are 19 weeks.

    I'm hoping I'll be getting a lot of daily eggs in about a month.
     

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