Silkie laid her first eggs!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by SillySilkie, Dec 2, 2017.

  1. SillySilkie

    SillySilkie In the Brooder

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    Yesterday, we found out one of the two silkie hens laid three eggs in the nest-box. Today I found her already setting on them. I feel so proud, haha. I know a lot of chickens just lay eggs wherever at first, but she knew exactly what to do!

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  2. 6sablehens

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    That’s great! I always can’t wait for the first egg! :jumpy
     
  3. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

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    She's a lovely lady! Congrats on her first eggs.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C booooo!

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    Congratulations on getting those first eggs :thumbsup
     
  5. Altfrizzle

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    Ooooh, I want to see more pix of daddy, without wire? He looks gorgeous!

    What a good girl, she should get extra treats. :)
     
  6. SillySilkie

    SillySilkie In the Brooder

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  7. Tightanium

    Tightanium In the Brooder

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    Congratulations!! :celebrate
     
  8. SillySilkie

    SillySilkie In the Brooder

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    Two of the three eggs were found in the nest box cracked. My rooster favors the silkies and the silkies are sisters, so I think its our younger bantams who are too young to lay eggs. Very sad about it
     
  9. SillySilkie

    SillySilkie In the Brooder

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    Had to throw the two eggs out, momma hen came over and looked at her nest with confusion. Hoping this will not be a pattern
     

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