I know you've heard this from a million other newbies...but....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Orchid, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    I got my first eggs yesterday!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Two perfect little green eggs from one of my EEs. One was in the nesting box that I check every day; the other was inside the coop/tractor. I believe that one was laid a day or two ago (I don't look in there every day).

    My husband kept opening the fridge last night to look at them. It was so cute.
  2. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 16, 2008
    Glenn Dale, MD
  3. bburn

    bburn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2010
    Delaware, Arkansas
    There is NOTHING like a first egg! Congrats!!!

    Have to tell you because I thought this was so neat. I read a post where a lady blew out the inside of her very first egg because it was so small anyway. She made it into a Christmas Decoration for her tree! I think that is a great idea.....wish I had done it. I had just made scrambled eggs out of mine when I read it!

  4. Rockin' Reds

    Rockin' Reds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2010
    Penrose, Colorado
    Now there's news that NEVER gets old!!! Congrats!!! [​IMG]
  5. Hey, it's eggciting every time! It never gets old!

  6. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Quote:It's so neat that you bring that up - I was hoping to do that with these for my Easter egg tree! [​IMG]
  7. Patoot

    Patoot Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2010

    Are you sure both eggs were from the same chicken? I only ask because I thought they could only lay one a day. Maybe one was from yesterday?

  8. mrsmaonaigh

    mrsmaonaigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 2, 2010
    SE Georgia
    Congrats! My EEs have been laying for about two months now and it still hasn't gotten old. Eggs are so exciting!
  9. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Quote:I'm sure one of them was from a day or two ago - it was laid in the coop instead of the nesting box. [​IMG]
  10. Sandy16

    Sandy16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 28, 2010
    Congrats to you! The first egg is the BEST! One of our EEs was the first to lay too. I just love the light green eggs. [​IMG]

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