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My first egg I'm so proud :)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LovinMyPeeps, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

    Mar 22, 2009
    Heuvelton, NY
    My most mature barred rock hen finally gave me an egg! I'm so excited [​IMG] Not bad for her first time. A little small, but hey, I'm not complaining!!! I'm such a proud chicken mom!! [​IMG]

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  2. Hornetkc5

    Hornetkc5 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Good Job ! lol made me check the boxes more and more...Then I added more hens for more eggs! I holding at 14 seems to be what I can afford!
     
  3. NewHobbyForMe

    NewHobbyForMe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice egg for a beginner. Just wondering how old is she?? I have four RIR's that are going to be five months old. Should I put a fake egg (like a plastic egg) in their nest?? I'm getting very excited to get my first egg.

    Thank you for any help.
     
  4. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

    Mar 22, 2009
    Heuvelton, NY
    I have golfballs in the nest boxes.
     
  5. kathleengp

    kathleengp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I took the golf balls out of the nests and even blocked off the nests cause everyone was just pooping on it.....I want an egg!!!! Come on Girls!!!! (21-22 weeks, Red Stars, cochins and a silkie)
     
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    That's a pretty egg you've got there! Congrats!! [​IMG]
     
  7. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    Ct.
    :)yeah ! such a good feeling eh! congrats!!!
     
  8. cluck-addict

    cluck-addict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we got our first egg at exactly 20 weeks. Then nothing for a whole week. Then a few more started dribbling in here and there.

    13 girls are of laying age. I am getting 4 a day right now at 23 weeks. I have a barnyard mix. Lakenvelder, cuckoo marans(gorgeous eggs!!!!!), bantam EEs, bantam cochins, andalusian, buttercup

    Now the fun really begins!
     
  9. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

    Mar 22, 2009
    Heuvelton, NY
    Yah I'm 25 weeks in and have 2 eggs from 6 hens LOL. Had one soft shelled egg that looked like a soft serve icecream cone.
     
  10. blessedchickenmama7

    blessedchickenmama7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your first egg! I got one last Sunday and nothing since. I have six girls, all around 29-31 weeks. Late bloomers. But at least they are starting.
     

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