Our First Egg!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JeninMN, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. JeninMN

    JeninMN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woohooo!!

    Chicks just turned 18 weeks old yesterday and about 9pm last night we found our first egg! No idea which one it came from but I'm just so excited that they are going to be laying!!!

    It was smaller than I thought it would be but the egg was just perfect! I wish I could post a picture but the picture we took is on our camera phone and I dont know how to get them off of there.

    So...how do we get them to start laying IN the nest boxes...I'm still trying to get them to roost too....

    Will it be pretty sporadic eggs for awhile?

    How exciting...felt like we waited forever!

    Jen in MN
     
  2. momofchicks

    momofchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Congrats on the egg. I think everyone keeps saying put golf balls or fake eggs in the boxes and the hens will get the idea. As far as how often eggs will come, I don't know, I am still waiting for mine.
     
  3. Kesta

    Kesta Pie Crust Malfunction

    Jul 31, 2008
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    how do you post pics
     
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