I say potato she says egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by superchemicalgirl, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    This morning I was tired (still sick and was on call) but I still drug my butt out of bed to let the girls out at their usual time, 6 am. Since I was so tired I must have forgotten to close the garage door behind me on my way back to bed. Not usually a big deal, most of my 33 chickens stay within the confines of the run. Usually 5 escape on a daily basis. I usually let them free range when I'm home, but not this morning.

    I went downstairs a few minutes ago to put something away and noticed at the bottom of my garage stairs in my potato bin a chicken laying an egg. It was FatOne, an easter egger.

    I let her be, figured she'd finish and go.

    Well, it's been about an hour, she's still on her "nest" - she also laid her egg and must have gotten confused because she's currently laying on a potato and her egg is out.

    I hope she does not go broody in my potato bin. Although it is a just a wee bit cute.

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  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    She's thinking "I laid these?" "How'd that happen?"
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    [​IMG] Can you imagine? SLOW cooked potatoes.
     
  4. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    I guess as long as she seasons them correctly I don't have a problem with it.
     
  5. dogdollar

    dogdollar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice !! She lays you eggs AND hash browns !!!
    DD
     
  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Too funny! Mine have picked a few odd places too, but none have ever hatched a potato!

    What the hecky-doo do you call THAT cross? TatEEr?
     
  7. Dora'smom

    Dora'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is very cute. It's funny how they choose a place to sit.
     
  8. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    LOL cute photo and post!
     
  9. stilldeb

    stilldeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Think how unbelievably proud she is of all those huge brown "eggs" she laid! Aw, she's cute - looks just like my EE "Snickers".

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  10. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

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