first eggs!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ebhoneybees, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. ebhoneybees

    ebhoneybees Out Of The Brooder

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    wow! not one, but 3 identical eggs this morning. i suspect my black showgirl who ran up to me when i opened the coop this morning. she sure was busy! these are my first eggs ever - i'm so excited...
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    YAY! congrats on the first eggs!

    I'm telling you now that it never gets old to find eggs. My girls have been laying for 2 months and every day we get a little thrill to find eggs.
     
  3. MrsShag

    MrsShag Out Of The Brooder

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    congrats!

    I am getting jealous [​IMG]
     
  4. vickie2133

    vickie2133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrads to you, nothing like getting those first eggs. I just got my first chick hitched.
     
  5. namreknat

    namreknat Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratulations!![​IMG]
     
  6. SussexInSeattle

    SussexInSeattle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have been checking every day and suddenly found 3, you likely had 3 girls all mature at the same time rather than one pullet lay all three eggs. I do have one girl who NEVER takes a break but even she can only produce one egg per day for me.

    If I am wrong, someone will let you know but that is my belief from everything I have read; one egg, per day, per chicken.
     
  7. tofuranch

    tofuranch What Came First????

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    Sometimes the time frame can make two eggs in a day, but it is usually one egg a day....I bet that you had more than one start laying

    I just found out that my new ducks started laying today....I love this when it happens
     
  8. cjstanman

    cjstanman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! Those first ones are so fun!
     
  9. KareyABohr

    KareyABohr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your eggs!

    You have three layers in there cuz chickens only lay an egg a day! Keep us posted as they all start to lay! Pretty soon you'll have eggs coming out of your ears and very greatful friends![​IMG]
     
  10. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

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    I'snt it so much fun. Ive been getting eggs since the first of the year (after a 2 month break due to winter) and everyday I still go to the coop the first thing in the morning and even stop back by the coop before i go in the house when I get home from work. I'm up to 8-10 eggs a day
     

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