Our First Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mlinhares, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. mlinhares

    mlinhares Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to raising chickens. I have 6 Rhode Island Reds and one has starting laying at 18 weeks and in the nesting box! I let them out at around 11am to free range all day I was a hoping I was not going to have to egg hunt in the yard, so I feel lucky she knew where to lay as I have read hens can lay where ever. My other 5 haven't yet layed and its been 2 weeks since the first egg was layed from our 1 hen and she is now laying every day. When do you think the others will follow suite? I am hoping they are getting the idea of what to do and where to lay their egg from my girl that is laying.[​IMG]

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  2. pysankigirl

    pysankigirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats on the egg...and such a cool one, too! love the white dots!
     
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  3. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! Awesome looking egg!
     

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