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For Those of You Waiting for that first egg....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jhhess, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. jhhess

    jhhess Out Of The Brooder

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    I finally got one today. This is from a Lavender Orpington who is 11 months old. Be patient! It's so worth it!

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  2. Peeps61

    Peeps61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a pretty egg! I have a batch from McMurray's that are starting to lay. My three white leghorns are all laying and some of the brown and pinkish egg layers. Still waiting for my new EE to start!
     
  3. mrsgordon

    mrsgordon New Egg

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    What a beautifully shaped egg!! So FUN!!
     
  4. amanning0924

    amanning0924 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow!! I thought waiting 28 weeks was hard. 11 Months!!! You have the patience of a saint!!! Orpingtons lay the prettiest eggs!
     
  5. Justso

    Justso Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm at 29 weeks and waiting, waiting, waiting. I just dewormed, so I'm OK with waiting 10 more days.
     
  6. Jujubara

    Jujubara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm waiting for two Cochins at 31&29 weeks and one Brahma at 31 weeks. One cochin is getting close, probably another week or two. The waiting is so hard sometimes.
     
  7. Nkelly

    Nkelly Out Of The Brooder

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    My hens just started laying within the last few weeks and I found this this morning. Looks like one is still working out the kinks. [​IMG]
     
  8. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

    I tell you what. I'm getting a bit impatient. I might just throw the first egg at a chicken.
     
  9. Nkelly

    Nkelly Out Of The Brooder

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    I had to add a strand of rope lights in my coop to get them to lay. It is set on a timer. I live on the side of a mnt and the sun sets pretty early.
     
  10. Jujubara

    Jujubara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol!!! Don't worry, it will happen eventually and that first egg will be so much more exciting!
     

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