I Got My First Egg!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cmitchell, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. cmitchell

    cmitchell Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 15 light brahma hens that are 24 wks old and yesterday (Sept. 24,2010) one of them laid the first egg!! I was so proud that I went right out and took a picture of it.

    Today I got another egg..that makes 2 eggs so far..enough for me to scramble up for breakfast tomorrow.

    I can't wait to start getting more eggs from my girls!
  2. mrsmaonaigh

    mrsmaonaigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 2, 2010
    SE Georgia
  3. azmotogirl

    azmotogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2010
    Mesa, AZ
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    How wonderful. And light brahmas are so pretty. We had one when I was young and we called her "Granny". She was the best broody.

    She covered and hatched 30 eggs once! We couldn't believe it. Way better than an incubator (she covered 32 and 2 didn't hatch... were dead in the shell)
  5. CarrieW

    CarrieW Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2010
    Durango, CO

    Congrats!!! I have had my girls for over a year and I still get so eggcited when I find eggs!!! (19 today so far!)
  6. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    [​IMG] mine is 26 and she's not laid yet [​IMG] congrats
  7. Rachel'sFlock

    Rachel'sFlock Chillin' With My Peeps


    Congrats! Isn't it eh greatest thing ever!
    We saved our one egg a day for the past 4. I got the first one, and the hubs and our young houseguest shared the other 3.
    Good times!!!

    Bright Blessings!
  8. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

    Mar 22, 2010
    Sacramento CA
    Congrats!! I have a 26-28 week old Dark Brahma I am waiting on [​IMG] [​IMG] I am hoping for a broody hehe congrats to you and your LB!
  9. AuntJenny

    AuntJenny Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 30, 2010
    Awesome. When I got our first egg I was so happy. Friends were like it is just an egg. To me it was like waiting for christmas. I still get excited everyday when I collect the eggs. We are getting 5 to 7 eggs a day right now.
  10. Ed62

    Ed62 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats on the first one. Looking forward to ours.


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