our first egg!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mika4me, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. mika4me

    mika4me Out Of The Brooder

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    Polly, my australorp, just laid her first egg at 18 weeks. It is small but perfect, and a lovely dark brown color. It's my first egg ever, too, and I am so excited I have called everyone I know to tell them... I feel like a kid, and I'm 46 years old! Do I need to refrigerate the egg right away? I'm only two eggs away from an omelette! [​IMG]
     
  2. Chickenkate17

    Chickenkate17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! Congrats! [​IMG] I'm still waiting on my first egg from my girls. [​IMG] They're about 18 weeks...You don't need to refridgerate right away. Enjoy!
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Congrats! You don't need to refrigerate at all, if that is your choice. The US is one of the few countries where people routinely refrigerate eggs.
    They do age faster on the counter than in the frig. though. I leave them out on the counter if I plan on hard boiliing them. Makes em easier to peel.
     

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