Look what I found in the trash can!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mommy 2 Wee Ones, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Mommy 2 Wee Ones

    Mommy 2 Wee Ones Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thought my girls were slowing down for the winter, in 4 days, we were getting 3 - 4 eggs. Hubby told them they were being slackers! [​IMG]

    Near our fence, we have a large trash can on it's side. I have looked in there from time to time, to find a hen, but no eggs. [​IMG]
    I have my children check under the stairs that lead off the deck to see if there are any eggs. Nope!

    I am out today, giving out alfalfa, and getting 1 egg out of the nest box. I hear a egg song near the deck. I go over & Goldie is clucking away, so I tell her, the nest boxes are clear, go lay your egg. But I also hear noise coming from the trash can, I look in and there sitting on a stash of 19 eggs is Sweet Pea one of my EE.
    Yesterday I thought I got my first Blue Egg, but if you look to the back of this pile, there is a blue egg.

    I know all the eggs are fine, since it has not gotten above 55 for day time temps. It just cracked me up to look in and see this pile of multi colored eggs sitting in a nest of leaves. [​IMG]

    My sneaky little girls!


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  2. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    [​IMG] Jackpot!!
     
  3. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    Nice find! Love the blue ones!
     
  4. johnsons-r-us

    johnsons-r-us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] That's great! What a neat pile of colors too!
     
  5. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

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    Pretty eggs!! [​IMG] Bad girls! now you have to pat their fluffy bottoms!
     
  6. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    WOOT! [​IMG]

    That's awesome! What a great surprise [​IMG]
     
  7. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Silly girls!
     
  8. lorain's fids

    lorain's fids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe they thought the inside of the trash can was a little more private than their nesting box. LOL!!
     
  9. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    Hidden treasure! [​IMG]
     
  10. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is so pretty!!! Glad you found them..
     

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