The first egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 1newchickontheblock, Aug 15, 2010.

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    1newchickontheblock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed my 16 week old Speckled Sussex, Bella, pacing and going in and out of the coop this afternoon. I put a dishpan with a couple of fake eggs and some hay in the coop - sure enough, she settled down into the pan, pushed the 2 "eggs" underneath herself, and was throwing hay onto her back. 10 minutes later, she came triumphantly down the ramp, singing her egg song!( bok bok bok -ba GAAAWWK!!) Sure enough, a little egg left behind! So exciting, and she was the cutest...! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    ETA (my first of 9 girls to lay!!)
     
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2010
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    1newchickontheblock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Luckily, I was just finishing up the nest box - now officially "open for business!"
     

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