I got my first egg out of my 2 red sex links this morning :)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sbtwomey, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. sbtwomey

    sbtwomey Out Of The Brooder

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    I had been noticing the one acting wierd the last week or so when i would go to touch her she would lean forward and spread her wings a little and it seemed like she was in heat and preparing to be mounted. Then this morning I got my first egg, and as of today the other chicken is now doing the whole lean forward and spread her wings a little and kinda put her butt up in the air kinda like the other was doing starting last week. I hope this means that she will be laying soon too [​IMG] I have had these 2 for exactly 4 weeks now, and they are now 22 weeks old. Very nice hens, very friendly.
    This first egg was just a bit on the small side, but shaped perfect, a light brown. tossed it in the frying pan this morning too.....yummy [​IMG]
     
  2. sbtwomey

    sbtwomey Out Of The Brooder

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    how do i attach a pic in the posts? i wanted to show the first egg
     
  3. lovin'my12chicks

    lovin'my12chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I believe you have to have 10 posts first before it will let you put pics on here.......anyway congrats on the first egg.........I can't wait till mine start laying. They are 16 weeks now.
     
  4. Ruth Ann

    Ruth Ann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are doing the squat eggs are soon to follow [​IMG]
    Congrats!![​IMG]

    I think you have to have a certain amount of posts before you can add pics, but I don't know how many.
     
  5. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. sbtwomey

    sbtwomey Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]
    First egg from this morning [​IMG]
     
  7. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats, we got our first egg in last 2 weeks and it is a great feeling! [​IMG]
     
  8. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. sbtwomey

    sbtwomey Out Of The Brooder

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    I got another egg that same morning(Saturday) and then another yesterday morning. That makes 3 this weekend. I am pretty sure all from the same chicken, my other isnt laying yet it seems. soon though, she just started doing the "squat" when i get close to her a couple days ago
     
  10. ninabeast

    ninabeast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooooooo, I Can't. WAIT.
     

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