Our first eggs!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nyeshua, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. nyeshua

    nyeshua New Egg

    Sep 18, 2015
    Southern California
    Hi ! I am Sue and I bought two RIR's back in August. They were a month old. I was hoping to have my own eggs at home, but I had no idea how attached I'd get to my chickens. I had chickens when I was very young and forgot how much fun they are. Other than having to watch where I walk and constantly cleaning up the poo I just love them. And today...I'd like to brag..they both presented me with their first eggs...on the same day! Their names are Mandy and Midgie...I am just so eggcited I had to tell someone!!!
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Welcome Sue and congrats on the first eggs! I think a lot of people are surprised by how attached they can become to these funny little birds. So glad you've joined us!
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hi Sue! Welcome to BYC! So glad you joined us! Congrats on the egg, with lots more to come!
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC, Sue. Glad you decided to join our flock. Congratulations! It's always so egg-citing getting those first eggs. :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hi Sue, very nice to meet you. First eggs are always a treasure. Welcome to Backyard chickens.
  6. luvmychickenz

    luvmychickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2015
    Abita Springs, LA
    Hi Sue, congratulations on your first eggs! It is so exciting when it happens. When we got our first 3 chickens last year, I never imagined how much I could love chickens. We are now up to 23 rooster and hen mix and can't wait to hatch more in the spring. They have such personality (even the crankier ones) and are so fun. We have several pullets coming into laying age, but were figuring they wouldn't lay until spring comes. Now, you have given me some hope they may lay before then.
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!


    Congrats on your first eggs!

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