Smallest Silkie lays first beautiful EGG!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Fanamama, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. Fanamama

    Fanamama Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 1, 2011
    It's a HAPPY day here since Nutmeg, the smallest and most picked-on of our five silkies laid the first egg! She was chatting away this morning looking for the perfect place in the coop and I knew something was up. I walked away to tend to the garden, came back and ta-da, a beautiful egg. A few hours later, another egg appeared in the mulch, by the side of the house. Someone else must have gotten the idea! [​IMG] So, two eggs so far from my five silkies who are 5 months and 3 days old today!
    Here they are the day the arrived...[​IMG]
    and here is the EGG!
    and here is nutmeg, the one who laid the FIRST egg
    So ends our EGG-citing day!!!![​IMG]
  2. so lucky

    so lucky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2011
    SE Missouri
    Congratulations! Beautiful birds, by the way.
  3. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awwww! They are beautiful!! [​IMG] My two silkie hens are 6 months old and still no eggs! I have been hearing some cackling though [​IMG]
  4. Sweetened

    Sweetened Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2010
    Saskatchewan, Canada
    Gah! Perfect name for a very cute bird!
  5. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    Awwww! She and her eggie are cuties! lo ;D
  6. Fanamama

    Fanamama Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 1, 2011
    Thanks! We love our girls, especially since egg#3 appeared today! I have to say - I noticed her Squatting first when I reached down to pet her and she was the first. Two of the others are squatting too which I think must be the three eggs so hang in there, especially if your girls do the "duck" when you reach for them. [​IMG]

    I pray everyone and their animals get through this storm safe! [​IMG]
  7. pippsqueak

    pippsqueak Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 20, 2011
    Grants Pass
    Oh they are adorable and congrats on the egg!!!! Woohooo! [​IMG]

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