Hallelujah our first egg on Thanksgiving morning

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bobbieschicks, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    What a great thing for which to give thanks! Way to go Snow White! She will be 19 weeks old on Saturday - our only White Leghorn pullet and only pullet old enough to lay. The next layers are at least 4 weeks behind her.

    So exciting!
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  2. ninabeast

    ninabeast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations and many, many more!!!

    What a wonderful thing for which to be thankful. I have been getting 7-9 eggs a day from my 10 girls for about 3 months, and it hasn't gotten old. It's still exciting and AMAZING to me that these girls take grass, bugs and feed and turn it into one of nature's healthiest foods...every day! How do they DO it??!!

    You should scramble it and put it on a plate for everyone to have a bite a dinner tonight. Enjoy!!
     
  3. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome Thanksgiving treat! Congrats [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Bianca67

    Bianca67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YEAH!!!!! Now you can be thankful for many more to come. [​IMG]
     
  5. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    That is a very special egg!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. BasicallyHeather

    BasicallyHeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How wonderful! Praise God for His creatures who provide for us in glorious ways. Gathering eggs never gets boring [​IMG] May there be many more for Snow White and the rest of your flock! Happy Thanksgiving!
     
  7. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Thank you all for your kind words - it's funny but I was quite shocked to see the egg in there. I know I have been anxious for her to start laying, but it still was a surprize. At first I thought it was a joke or maybe something else - then when it occurred to me it was an egg I rushed to the house and had my son bring me the camera. Then the kids and I ran back out to the coop to take the picture. LOL! What a great surprize. I can't wait to see if I get another one tomorrow. This is like Christmas every day!

    The journey only took about 22 weeks.

    It started with this
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    Next up - to our plate! The circle of life [​IMG]
     
  8. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Yeah we got a second egg! I guess it may be a continuing thing - way to go Snow White! The eggs are still smaller then expected, but I suppose they'll get larger as she goes. Just 10 more days and I should have a dozen [​IMG]

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  9. murdeb

    murdeb Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats!!!![​IMG][​IMG]:weee:yiipchick
     
  10. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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