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Jersey Giant laid her first today

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by AceCourier, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. AceCourier

    AceCourier Out Of The Brooder

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    My Jersey Giant dropped her first egg today (5 months). She squabbled with one of the Easter Eggers for a box. (Not sure why she didn't just pick an empty one) it took her about 30 mins.
     

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  2. IZZYBELLA

    IZZYBELLA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those first eggs are always so exciting! My Jersey Giants ALWAYS squabble for a box. They like to lay together, I swear! They have been great birds, though. Congrats on the first egg!
     
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  3. AceCourier

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    I had never seen a shouting/shoving match like that over a place to lay. Really interesting to watch their behaviors.
     
  4. lilapot

    lilapot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! I love the feeling of the first egg.:celebrate
     
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  5. lilapot

    lilapot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens, no matter what breed, always squabble over a particular spot. We are moving though, I wonder what their new spot will be.
     
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  6. AceCourier

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    My others will squabble over spots in the roost at night but not when someone is trying to lay. Maybe my other gals were a little better at sharing. :)
     
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  7. AceCourier

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    More eggs
     

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  8. lilapot

    lilapot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably. My chickens are pretty naughty. Today one gave me a bad scare when she escaped for several hours. We found her pigging out in someones backyard. :lau
     
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  9. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My JG will sit on TOP of another hen if she's in HER nest box. She's a BIG Jersey and there isn't room for two in there.
     
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  10. AceCourier

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    Here are more eggs, just for fun.
     

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