My first ever egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ginnyj, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. ginnyj

    ginnyj Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my first egg today from my first chickens....I got them in May as little chicks. This is so cool! What an eggciting day for me!!
    Woohoo!

    It is a small brown one with a little bit of sticky stuff on the outside. I am sure hoping that is normal but I will keep checking the chickens and make sure they are good. Sure will be nice to find 4 or 5 eggs a day when they get going!
     
  2. peachachecha

    peachachecha Out Of The Brooder

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    That is wonderful! Can't wait to post something when I get my first egg ever. It is very difficult waiting, isn't it?
     
  3. azmotogirl

    azmotogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. LT

    LT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome!!! It never gets boring. I have three out of nine laying, and every time I open the nest box door, I feel the same thrill all over again! I can't imagine what my first 9 egg day will be like!!!
     
  5. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. ChestnutRidge

    ChestnutRidge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations!!! I am waiting on the same thing. [​IMG]
     
  7. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the edge of insanity
    Very Egg-citing!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    It only gets better from now on! I have 7 pullets. I got the first egg in July - and now I often get 7 in a day. It's great, and it's amazing how quickly those eggs add up.
     
  9. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's so fun [​IMG] It's amazing how quickly you get attached to having all those wonderful eggs coming in [​IMG]
     
  10. Farm_Maven

    Farm_Maven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And yes, the wet sticky stuff is normal. That is what's called the "bloom". It's a coating that protects the egg from bacteria.
     

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