My very FIRST egg this morning!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by magsrags, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. magsrags

    magsrags Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
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    I am crazy happy this morning! [​IMG] After days of lugging warm water, serving up hot meals and generally fretting about this bitter cold weather ..[​IMG]....I went out yet again to do my rounds this morning.
    Uncovering my second coop I watered/fed & let the girls out when LO & BEHOLD..................there lay the golden egg!!!! I thought I was dreaming!
    Smack dab in the middle of the floor in the shavings...this cream colored little egg lay. Perfect in every way. What a Christmas present! I'd have paid to have a picture of my face when I first saw that egg. I near had to pinch myself.

    My oldest Silkies were born on 8/11/08....just turned 17 weeks or so I guess. They are housed with my 1 and only white crested black Polish who is 6 1/2 months.
    Wow, the darned coldest day of the year to dat!!! I thought I'd have to wait for spring for eggs. [​IMG]

    Now to determine WHO gifted me! I think my black Silkie "Cocoa" is the likely one. She has been hunkering down a lot the past 10 days or so when approached. who ever it is they made me very happy today!
    This is such an addiction! [​IMG]

  2. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Songster

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!![​IMG] I remember well what an awsome surprise that is! I always thank my girls for their gifts!![​IMG]
  3. katrinag

    katrinag Songster

  4. kbarrett

    kbarrett Songster

    Nov 12, 2007

  5. magsrags

    magsrags Songster

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
    I got another one![​IMG]
    Went out with fresh warm water late morning and there was my second egg sitting in the same place as the first. Wow, 2 hens beginning on the same day? [​IMG]

    We are cooking with gas now!!
  6. Wow, that's great- two!
    Better get used to it; if you can get this right in winter think what happens when it gets lighter and warmer...nicely done.
  7. blueseal

    blueseal Songster

    Jul 3, 2008
    congrats on the eggs

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