the big day

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kimberleymichele, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. kimberleymichele

    kimberleymichele Out Of The Brooder

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    You would have thought we laid it ourself! [​IMG]

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  2. elizabethlongwood

    elizabethlongwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice orange yolk on that egg, congratulations. What breed layed it and how old?
     
  3. kimberleymichele

    kimberleymichele Out Of The Brooder

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    We are 95% sure it's from our buckeye. She was born on Easter. The other option is the barred rock, same age, but she doesn't look ready to lay yet.
     
  4. elizabethlongwood

    elizabethlongwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your girls are the same age as two of ours. We have heard a couple of egg songs and one chicken is "squatting", so we think it'll be pretty soon. It's exciting to hear about all these other pullets the same age as ours starting to lay. Has it started cooling off a bit where you live?
     
  5. kimberleymichele

    kimberleymichele Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, thank heavens! Finally turned off the AC after a scorching summer. BTW, we haven't had a second egg yet, but that's okay. The girls are still talking about the first one [​IMG]
     
  6. Jen4

    Jen4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Congratulations... now you'll be driving yourself crazy looking for more everyday, atleast I did, lol
     
  7. 4 luv of eggs

    4 luv of eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do the same thing. We are in and out of that coop four or five times a day. Mine haven't regulated to mornings yet (as I write this I am hearing the egg song [​IMG]). They're still getting into their groove.

    Congrats! It's beautiful. How did it taste?[​IMG]
     
  8. kimberleymichele

    kimberleymichele Out Of The Brooder

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    It tasted like an egg. I had started buying free range eggs at local farms at least a year ago. So, I got used to really fresh eggs. I refuse to buy grocery store eggs to compare the two [​IMG]

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    Harlyn was a big fan!
     
  9. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    Congrats!!! Those first eggs are so exciting...but we've been getting eggs and now different colored eggs for months...and WE ARE STILL EXCITED !!! [​IMG]


    It is just so much fun!

    Congrats! Hope you get many more BIG DAYS!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. 4 luv of eggs

    4 luv of eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's such a feeling of accomplishment. We got ours as day old chicks, managed not to lose any and now they're giving back. What a wonderful cycle.
     

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