Our first ever egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Dani & Mikey, Jul 8, 2018.

  1. No way!

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  2. Yes, of course!

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  1. Dani & Mikey

    Dani & Mikey Songster

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    Well, it finally happened. One of my little chickpeas became a hen today! So we are officially embarking on the next stage of chickening. They are all about 18 weeks but I suspect it was one of my Isa Browns. Yesterday I put up some new curtains made of an old sheet. I put up some nesting box curtains and immediately had one in there inspecting. We have had the fake eggs in the boxes for a little while now. I guess they appreciated the new digs!
    I can’t wait for the rest of the team to get going. I just wanted to share my joy here with my chicken peeps!
    Random question, do you guys use nesting box curtains?
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  2. IamRainey

    IamRainey Songster

    YAY for you! It's so exciting when it happens.

    What a homey coop you've made for your girls!
     
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  3. dotporter

    dotporter Songster

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    Congratulations!! I haven't used nest box curtains, but looking at that photo, I think I'm going to. It looks not only great for the birds, but it is SO cute!!!!!
     
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  4. Dani & Mikey

    Dani & Mikey Songster

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    Thank you both so much! I am so excited to get in the egg train! It’s also been a blast decorating their coop. It’s neat to turn leftover paint, old contact paper, and faded sheets into a cool pad for the ladies! I almost feel like a kid again.
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