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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ariel301, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Songster

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    Last night I was visiting with some friends and we were talking about our chickens. My hens are 11 months old and had not laid any eggs yet, and I was saying to them that if they didn't lay by March I was going to eat them and start over....

    This afternoon I found two perfect little eggs in a nest box. One deep brown, one mint green. I guess the chickens can stay out of the soup pot! [​IMG] I baked the eggs into a cake tonight, yum! I love fresh homegrown eggs.
     

  2. Jan336

    Jan336 Songster

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  3. mgw

    mgw Songster

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    YAY, nothing like a first egg to start off the new year. Congrats
     
  4. Ms.FuzzyButts

    Ms.FuzzyButts Songster

    Sep 5, 2009
    North Alabama
    Maybe they heard you talking about them and figured they better do something, or risk the stewpot.. Are you sure they are chicken eggs? They could be counterfeit.. [​IMG] Just kidding, but hens can be tricky...
     
  5. Quote:Your chickens got busy for you. Your cake sounds Great! Get the coffe started and I will be over!LOL
     

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