hit the jack pot!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by shadowpaints, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Songster

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    i have been calling the hens free-loaders for months now. no eggs nada. well my feeder holds 4 days of feed, so since thier not laying there is no need to go in the coop.. so this morning while doing chores, i hear the egg song .. this is the 3rd morning in a row i have heard it. SO i decide i better go check.. not like im gonna find anything anyways!

    so i look.. nothing in the nest boxes.. figures.. i go to check the 2 roos that are in solitary... turn around and see 2 eggs on the ground out of the corner of my eye! YAY! im grinning FINALLY! eggs i walk over to pick those two up and BAM behind the metal barrel that i keep the feed in , is a HUGE pile of eggs!!! HOLY COW!! there are 28 eggs to be exact LOL i love it finally fresh eggs! im stilll in shock! lol

  2. terrilhb

    terrilhb Songster

    Dec 11, 2010
    [​IMG] That is so awesome. Congratulations
  3. GammaPoppyLilyFlutter

    GammaPoppyLilyFlutter Love Comes with Feathers

    Jun 26, 2010
    Silly chickens! Hiding eggs is naughty! [​IMG]
  4. LaBaze

    LaBaze Chirping

    Feb 14, 2011
    Covington, LA
    Lol this happened to us and our neighbor!! I was walking outside and I looked over and as you said BAM eggs, pick those up look Bam more and it repeated and repeated until we had 51 eggs!!!!
    My neighbors eggs I found, she needed help finding something (cant remember what) and I looked under their shed and smiled a big smile. I said

    " Dawn, youve been missing eggs lately right?"
    " Yeah we havent gotten any in quite a while now"
    " Ummmm take a look"

    Silly chickens.......

  5. crazygoatlady915

    crazygoatlady915 Songster

    Mar 30, 2011
    Quote:hey neighbor! [​IMG]
    That's awesome! How many chickens do u have? Thats a TON of eggs! Woohoo!
  6. maurerwerks

    maurerwerks Songster

    Jun 29, 2009
    Now THAT's an egg-hunt! Happy Easter!
  7. shadowpaints

    shadowpaints Songster

    Jun 20, 2009
    Rigby, Idaho
    Quote:hey neighbor! [​IMG]
    That's awesome! How many chickens do u have? Thats a TON of eggs! Woohoo!

    i have 15 laying hens... most are RIR and leg horns.. with a few polish cross lol

    but i have a lot more chicks broodin LOL

    and Hi lol victor isnt too far away!

  8. Ravishaw

    Ravishaw Songster

    May 7, 2010
    my laying hens are in lockdown for that reason. I find eggs behind the rose bushes, by the gate, anywhere but the nest boxes.
  9. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Crowing

    Mar 29, 2011
    That is so funny!! [​IMG]

  10. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Songster

    Feb 18, 2011
    Wow, that's one heck of a find! Here I am waiting on my very first, singular, measly little egg. I still have 2.5 months.

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