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MY FIRST EGG!! (officially)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LarryPQ, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    We recently aquired two hens (already laying) and here are our first-ever-but-don't-quite-count eggs!

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    But the new hens seemed to have goaded my freeloaders into action! Sunday we had 3 eggs in a four-hour period! The mystery layer is still on the loose, but I noticed my little OEGB was looking rough around the edges. She looked like she was smuggling a grapefruit under her skirt.

    Sure enough, here is my first "OFFICIAL" egg. I found it Monday after work:

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    from this poor girl:

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    I figured the big kids would go first (they are 4 weeks older) but goodness, she looked...violated.
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Where oh where did you get that mat? Nevermind the eggs, I want that mat!


    Ok, now to the eggs. Congrats! (said with LOTS of enthusiasm) And your pullet is beautiful.

    Now, back to the mat!
     
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Cool! Thanks!
     
  5. cap1717

    cap1717 6 chooks, 1 slave. . . me!

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    I saw that very mat at Changing Hands Bookstore a couple of days ago. . . . Tempe. . . McClintock and Guadalupe. . . southwest corner
     
  6. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    could we please focus on the awesomeness that is my first egg?!! [​IMG]

    Rug=cool
    First egg= TOTALLY WICKED!!!!!
     
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  7. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] OK...focusing here....even though this turned out to be very funny.... [​IMG] Congrats!!!! Beautiful egg, beautiful chick!!! BTW, love the mat, thanks for the link [​IMG]
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:I said Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  9. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    The first egg is wonderful, and so are the ones to follow. It doesn't wear off as soon as you would think it does. I am still happy to find eggs...even though I am expecting them.
    I am kinda sorry for your sweet little hen. She does look ruffled. After a few days she'll settle in. Give her a treat for her effort!
    And super big congratulations on the first egg! [​IMG]
     
  10. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    I said Congrats! [​IMG]

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