Second egg.......

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by GatsbysGirl, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. GatsbysGirl

    GatsbysGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first egg I got was 2 days after bringing my hens home. My lovely GSD puppy stole it straight from the egg basket and ate it before I could get a picture, she's lucky I love her.

    So this morning I got my second egg! They have been at my house for a week and a half now. But as you can see this wasn't ideal.

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    It was right next to the door leading out of the coop into the run so I'm thinking that it got stepped all over when they came out when I was feeding and then they thought "Yum egg". If chickens think. The jury's still out on mine.

    I put some golf balls in a couple of the nesting boxes hoping that will help them use the boxes.

    At least I got a pic of this egg. [​IMG]
     
  2. melodym

    melodym Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry about the egg! When our smallest hen started laying she'd lay right inside the door. After the RIR started laying in the nesting boxes she got the idea. Mainly I think due to the fact one day we didn't hunt for eggs (I fractured my foot) so the small one found out where to lay. :) Good luck and think of it as the third time is a charm
     
  3. GatsbysGirl

    GatsbysGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You were so right! Went home at lunch and checked out in the coop! This one was not in a nesting box but my little spitfire hen, Reba was laying in this corner all morning while I was out feeding and watering and what do you know but there was an egg! Intact!!!

    Egg#3

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  4. melodym

    melodym Out Of The Brooder

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    YEAH [​IMG]
    CONGRATS. I'D BRAG ABOUT THAT EGG AND THEN HAVE A NICE SNACK LATER; LOL.
     

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