My 1st Eggs!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mcfarlandteresa, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. mcfarlandteresa

    mcfarlandteresa Songster

    Mar 24, 2008
    McAlester, Oklahoma
    These are my first eggs!! One is green and the other is light brown. Found them in the grass barrel in front of the chicken coop and NOT in the nice nests we built. Now if the others will start laying!!

  2. bulldog-girl

    bulldog-girl Songster

    May 16, 2008
    Estacada, OR
    Beauuuutiful!!!! Eggs for dinner![​IMG]
  3. crooked stripe

    crooked stripe Songster

    Jan 14, 2008
    N.E Ohio- Suffield
    Congrats on your first eggs. Sure is a rush after such a long wait. John
  4. Isn't it fun getting your first eggs? I love when my birds start laying....
  5. pvc coop

    pvc coop In the Brooder

    Apr 12, 2008
    My RIR's are about 20 weeks old. I just went out and inspected the coop and found n0 eggs. I opened up the two nesting boxes and put golf balls in there, so now they have a place ready when ever their ready.
  6. Portia

    Portia Songster

    Feb 29, 2008
    South Central PA
    Congratulations. That one egg looks big for a pullet...maybe a double yoker? [​IMG] My girls have just started laying also, so far 3 out of the 14 have given me eggs...that I know of. And from the sounds out on the deck, there might just be a 4th. [​IMG]
  7. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Congrats to you! I will never forget my first egg. Neither will my hubby! I came running in the house with this teeny tiny egg screaming I got an egg!! at the top of my lungs![​IMG] He thinks Im nuts![​IMG]
  8. mcfarlandteresa

    mcfarlandteresa Songster

    Mar 24, 2008
    McAlester, Oklahoma
    Mine are almost 7 months old and just starting to lay. I have 4 more that should start laying anytime now. I've only got 6 pullets. I went on vacation and came home to find the dogs had killed 10 chickens and 2 ducks. Broke my heart. Those would follow me all over the yard and let me hold them. Now I'm back at square one. Going to pick up 20 babies today and try this again!
  9. mcfarlandteresa

    mcfarlandteresa Songster

    Mar 24, 2008
    McAlester, Oklahoma
    Well I got about a dozen eggs from that hen that was laying the brown eggs before the dog killed her. And all were DOUBLE YOKES!![​IMG] I couldn't believe it. But now we are down to just a green egg a day and waiting on the other 4 hens to start laying!
  10. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

    Jun 27, 2008
    Southeast AR
    Congratulations! We expect our first eggs in the next week or two. I can't wait.

    Got our first egg today! I think our Buff Orp. laid it. Can't be sure. My DS found it, and dropped it.[​IMG]
    Oh, well.
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2008

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