First egg!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rbyfarm, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. rbyfarm

    rbyfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Just got home and put the birds to bed and found our first egg! :D Gotta say, pretty excited! The egg seemed a little small. How big of an egg do Plymouth Barred Rocks lay? At any rate, seeing the fruits of our labor is pretty awesome! :D
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Congratulations on that first egg, may there be many more to come! My BRs usually laid a medium to large egg eventually, Pullet eggs will start out smaller and gradually get larger as they continue laying over the next couple of months, with the exception of a double egg that might show up occasionally.
     
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2013
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] Don't worry about egg size. You'll get all kinds of interesting eggs in the first couple of months. Congratulations!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - as others have said, the egg size will increase.
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Congrats on the 1st egg! :)
     
  6. DaisyFields

    DaisyFields Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratulations!!
    I so remember my first egg, my girl Sunflower was walking by me, squatted, laid an egg, then looked at me like 'wth' was that?!?

    Enjoy the moment, and welcome to backyard chickens!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    you might want to bronze it like they used to do with first baby shoes
     

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