Happy 1st Egg Day Charlotte! [cute story & pics]

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by NeeleysAVLChicks, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. NeeleysAVLChicks

    NeeleysAVLChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2009
    Leicester, NC
    I was saying my goodbyes to the girls this morning before heading to work and noticed one of my favorite little girls, Charlotte (EE), wasn't in the run.

    I stuck my head in the coop and there she was, sitting/straining in one of the nesting boxes looking very confused. She just started squatting for me last week, so I knew she was starting to get egg dreams floating through her head.

    A couple of her buddies were crowded around and we all stood there for several minutes, quietly cheering her on. One last big push and out came her very first egg! A beautiful blue! She let out a big squawk, looked down at the egg with a very shocked look on her face, looked back up at us and let out a loud, triumphant egg song. Yahoooooo!! Congrats sweet girl, we're all so proud of you!

    From fluff to awkward teen to first dust bath to first egg! (blue one on right)
  2. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2009
    Central Virginia
    What a good chicken, getting it right in the nest box to begin with!

    Congratulations to both of you!
  3. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2010
    Waterford, Michigan
    What a fantastic blue egg!
    Love her story.
    I wish I could hear an egg song.

  4. AJ666

    AJ666 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2010
    La Crosse, WI
    What a beautiful color! Your new little egg layer is pretty too [​IMG]

    Cant wait to hear an egg song around here!
  5. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    Nice that you have the pictures to go with the storY! Charlotte and her egg are just beautiful! Congrats [​IMG]
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    That's a blue ribbon egg for sure!
  7. joletabey

    joletabey SDWD!!!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    western NC
    Neeley- Charlotte is lovely and her egg is the most gorgeous color! I am going to have to come meet her- what a good story!!! I can just see her face when she looked at that egg!
  8. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    CONGRATS! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Very Nice looking eggs, if I do say so myself!
  9. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congratz! and give Charlotte a treat from all of us!

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by