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Holy cow, we have an egg!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Granolamom, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. Granolamom

    Granolamom Songster

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    Frieda, our 19 week old BR hen, just laid her first egg today (I was the lucky one to find it when checking on my chicklets after being gone for a 3-day working trip). Wow, we are totally happy and excited, and I'm enclosing pic's of my 6-year old, Noah, holding the egg, as well as Frieda, Queen of our flock (the other ones are a few weeks younger, and will hopefully follow her tracks real soon).
     

  2. redoak

    redoak Songster

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    Congrats on your first egg [​IMG]
     
  3. Granolamom

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    Okay, in my excitement, I forgot to post the pic's, so here they are:[​IMG]
     
  4. DouglasPeeps

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    Congratulations! Isn't it egg-citing!!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Songster

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    Great Pic! What a proud little one you have!
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Wow... looks like a great size egg. My hens are still so small at 21 weeks, I suppose it was because it was so hot this summer... our eggs are teeny pullet eggs so far. Got 3 today... most so far from our 18
     
  7. countryboy

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    congratulations [​IMG] great picture too.
     

  8. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Awesome egg, hen, and kid!!!! What a beautiful pic!!!!! Congrats!!!!! [​IMG]

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  9. countryboy

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  10. nerfy

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    Nice pic..
    You have a beautiful child! Nice egg.
    Congrats [​IMG]
     
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