gonna lay an egg???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by khable, Sep 3, 2007.

  1. khable

    khable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,

    One of my gals (Buff Orpington) - 19 weeks old is acting funny today. She was very loud this morning and since has dig herself a hole in the pine shavings and is just sitting there all to herself not coming out of the coop or out of her hole.

    I peek in and she doesn't get up just looks at me.

    She is the #1 chicken in the pecking order and has always been ahead of all the others. So, it is very uncharacteristic for her to be alone and quite.

    Is she gonna lay an egg??

    She doesn't look sick at all, eating and drinking just fine.

    I just have a feeling...

    Does this sound right for a first egg??

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    Please let me know how yours acted before their first
    egg.

    Thanks!


    Edited to add a picture..


    Here is Genny... (The General)

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    Last edited: Sep 3, 2007
  2. khable

    khable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She answered my question.....

    EGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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    She is still sitting on it and still seems uncomfortable with periods of boking... is she gonna lay another?? or just getting over the shock??

    Whatcha think???

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  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Congrats!
    Hens are in sort of a trance after laying an egg. (Wouldn't YOU be? LOL)
    Then they make a Public Service Announcement so everyone in the county know SHE laid an EGG!

    I Laid an Egg
    Come See My Egg
    Look At My Egg
    I Laid It Here!!!
     
  4. khable

    khable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's some pictures.....

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    IT'S LITTLE!!!!!

    she is finally back to normal too.... running around with the rest of them!

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  5. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations.
     
  6. chickenfeathers

    chickenfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    What a pretty hen!

    Congratulations to you & Genny!

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  7. devora

    devora Chillin' With My Peeps

    I dig the pix. Congrats!!
     
  8. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the first EGG. My BO's are going to be 19 weeks Wed. So i am more hopeful!!!
     
  9. horsewishr

    horsewishr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how CUTE!

    I'm so envious.
     
  10. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i agree.. pretty hen!
     

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