Oh my God...I can't breath....my heart is racing........it's here!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kjpanda, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. kjpanda

    kjpanda Chirping

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    I was unloading groceries from the car and I heard one of the girls making the most God awful racket! I thought for sure she was hurt and somehow she had gotten caught behind or under something inside the coop, so I ran, ok hobbled as fast as I could, dropping bags as I went to save her!! As I peered into the window to see what was wrong, she (white Plymouth Rock, 1 day shy of 22 weeks old) nonchalantly hopped down off the roost and then I saw it....on the poop board....in all its glory. It was the most beautiful, perfect egg I have ever seen in my life. I gently cradled it in my hands and carried it inside. It was then I realized there was NO ONE HOME BUT ME!!!! ARGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I placed it into the ceramic chicken egg holder I bought just for this occasion and took the pictures below.


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    On a red background:


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    By itself:


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    Next to the last store bought egg for me!!!


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    I want to bronze the egg. I can't bring myself to break it. It is the most expensive egg I have ever bought. (Gulp....nearly $1000....but worth every penny!)

    Happy hobble dance time!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    AWWW congrats, it is always a special experience having your first egg [​IMG]
     
  3. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Songster

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    Congratulations, your baby is growing up!
     
  4. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Crowing

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    Congrats!!![​IMG]
     
  5. jtbrown

    jtbrown Songster

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    [​IMG] It is a beautiful egg. Congrats! Don't forget to bring your groceries in though!
     
  6. PorkChop

    PorkChop Songster

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    That is a funny post, I had to laugh...
     
  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Congrats!!!!!! [​IMG]

    Wish that you could preserve it some way like new stores that frame and place on the wall, the 1st dollar that they make. That would be so cool.
     
  8. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    congrats
     
  9. True Grit

    True Grit Songster

    Quote:Agreed! Especially the ceramic chicken egg holder you bought just for this occasion.[​IMG] of course I had an old egg scale I took a pic of my first egg on. [​IMG]
     
  10. chickencutie

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    Congrats! isnt it awesome when your hen lays her first egg? [​IMG]
     

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