I'm anxiously waiting.... ***UPDATE with PICS***

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LittleFeat, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. LittleFeat

    LittleFeat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls' combs and wattles have gotten bright red. They are beginning to do the "squat". Well actually Maisie's doing more than "beginning to squat"... she runs around the yard squatting at anything that moves.
    I'm beginning to get excited that I might actually have pets that "make my breakfast". I wasn't really expecting much until Spring but all the signs are beginning to show. They will be 23 weeks on Monday. [​IMG]

    The wait is over!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I'm pretty sure it was Maisie. She appeared to be most ready. I'm soooo proud of her. I put golf balls in the nest boxes just this week. None have shown any interest in the boxes and didn't appear any had even
    gotten in them. Well I looked tonight and the golf balls in both nests were moved around and there was the most perfect little brown egg. Maisie's vent seems to look a little "used" and there was a little poop streaks down her feathers.

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    Last edited: Jan 28, 2010
  2. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    The only thing close to the joy of that first egg, is the second egg and the third.... They will do it!
     
  3. GraceAK

    GraceAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think Amber may lay first. Im putting my money on Amber! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. LittleFeat

    LittleFeat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OK Grace pay up!! I'm pretty sure it was Maisie! [​IMG]

    Just kidding!! [​IMG]

    But I bet Amber and Lilith won't be far behind. Now I'm excited to see what color I get from Frisbee...my EE!
     
  5. LittleFeat

    LittleFeat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One more comment....That was one goooooood eatin' egg!! My husband and I just scrambled it and shared it! WOW! We've decided we need about 15 more chickens!!
     
  6. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Quote:Congrats on being spoiled to quality homegrown food!!!! Taste the difference? I know I did! I hope they're all laying tomorrow!! [​IMG]
     
  7. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] congrats!!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Yeahhh!
     
  9. FortWorthChicks

    FortWorthChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] yippie
     

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