My first egg!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Abril1127, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. Abril1127

    Abril1127 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 20, 2015
    Tx Panhandle
    On this cold, windy day I got my first egg. It's small and broken on one end but it's exciting! I think it came from the hen we got 6 weeks ago that was already laying when we got her. I just put a larger lip on the box to keep them from dumping out the hay. Now what to do about them pecking the egg? Can I still eat it? The membrain is intact.[​IMG]
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

    Mar 3, 2015
    Congrats! You can still eat the egg, I don't think they pecked I think it was cracked because when she laid it it hit the wood. You need to put more hay/straw/shavings or whatever you use in the nesting boxes.
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Yes, it is egg-citing, Congrats to you, enjoy!! [​IMG]
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