I GOT MY FIRST EGG - EVER!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lauralou, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my first egg ever this evening! I was so surprised! I check the nest box all the time, but I never really expect to find anything. Well, here it is, in all it's glory.

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    I've had my girls for one month exactly, if my memory serves me. I'm not sure who laid it, but I suspect either Sally, because she's the oldest and has been red in the face since I got her,

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    or Precious, because she has been doing the squat for us, starting Feb 1.

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    Well, whoever laid it, I'm thrilled and I can't wait to find the next one!
     
  2. HenHappy

    HenHappy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!!! Isn't it just the best??? What are you going to do with it? Eat it or save it?

    Edited to add: Your birds are lovely. They look wonderful and healthy!!!
     
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  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    You feel abit like that crazy smiley!! [​IMG]

    It never gets old....

    We had to go out most of the day today - and my son got to find 6 eggs in the nest boxes - most ever at one time.
    My son was doing this = [​IMG]
     
  4. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to eat it! I can't wait to see what it looks like inside, how dark the yolk is, if it's fertile or not, and see how thick and strong the shell is...I'll probably study it at great length before I eat it. [​IMG]
     
  5. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wildsky,

    I do feel like the crazy smiley! I was so excited, I ran back to the house for the camera, and took pictures till the girls went to bed. I've called my friends, emailed a documentary slideshow to my parents, taken IT out of the carton and admired it repeatedly.....

    HenHappy,

    Thanks for the compliment! I think they're the prettiest girls in the world.
     
  6. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] Your friends and family are going to think you've lost your mind - if they don't have chickens themselves....

    [​IMG] - my friends have given up after all my excitment over a green egg [​IMG]
     
  7. HenHappy

    HenHappy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WHOOOOOHOOOOO for eggs!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hooray and Congratulations!!! [​IMG]

    Getting eggs from my chickens is like Christmas every day! [​IMG]
     
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  9. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations. It doesn't seem to get old... a miracle each day you get one.

    Ellie
     
  10. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know how you feel. I got my first yesterday and had it with breakfast today. The yolk was orange...not wimpy yellow and it was soooo tasty. Enjoy and congratulations!! [​IMG]
     

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