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No one told me...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cwils, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. cwils

    cwils Chirping

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    ...I'D BE SO EXCITED FOR OUR 1ST EGG!

    Did a flock check when I got home this afternoon and found this perfect little egg hiding behind the nest boxes :D

    Raising chicks was such a fun experience, but it's so great to see all the hard work pay off!
     

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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Congrats on your first egg!
     
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  3. Hobbits Mommie

    Hobbits Mommie Songster

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    Yay! For the next week or so it'll feel like Christmas everyday.:wee:wee:wee:wee:wee:wee:wee
     
  4. Sequel

    Sequel Crowing

    Even if they'd told you it would still be a delightful surprise! Congratulations!
     
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  5. Newblet

    Newblet Chirping

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    Mine just started laying, and i cant stop hording the eggs! Congrats, your post is absolutely:highfive: right.
     
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  6. BigBlueHen53

    BigBlueHen53 Crowing

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    :clap:clap:clap
     
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  7. so lucky

    so lucky Crowing

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    Even after having chickens for years, every egg is a gift, and it kinda feels like your birthday when you gather them.
     
  8. Clarity1210

    Clarity1210 Songster

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    Yes, it's a wonder!
     
  9. Connewarre

    Connewarre In the Brooder

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    It's so exciting!!

    I have one egg layer, who I rescued along with her 3-4 weeks old chicks. She didn't lay with us for three weeks. When I found her first egg I physically jumped back and said to myself "ahhhh where did that come from?" Which of course is ridiculous. Every single day I thank her personally: "Thanks for the eggy Belle. What a good girl you are."

    I may have spent waaayyyyy to much time deciding on which type of egg skelter or storage option I should use. For a single daily egg lol.
     
  10. Tycine1

    Tycine1 Crowing

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    Rest assured that your cost per egg will decrease as you amortize the coop, run, and learning curve over the coming years :)
     

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