The wait is OVER!!!!! ***pics***

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lizzy06019, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. lizzy06019

    lizzy06019 Songster

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    One of my girls laid the most perfect brown egg this afternoon. I let out quite a screech and my poor hubby, who was picking pickling cucumbers in the garden, thought something horrible had happened. Nope... just our VERY first egg laid by our very own chicken!!!!! I don't know which one of 'em did it but she's a smarty. She managed to lay it right in the nesting box next to the wooden egg I had put in there for guidance/motivation. I gave all the girls (and Big Papa) a yummy blueberry and banana treat for all their efforts. I'm sure she was cheered on my the others. I knew I was going to be excited I just didn't know it would be like this!

    Here are some pictures of our perfect, little brown egg. Most likely laid by a BR who is 20 weeks old today.

    So, I was so excited about this egg that I took it out of the nesting box before taking a picture of it. It looks wet because I had just washed it off in the kitchen and remembered I didn't take a photo of it still in the nesting box [​IMG]
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    This is me holding the egg
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    Here it is next to a store bought white egg for comparison. It's so stinkin' small but perfect. I could just kiss every single girl in there... maybe even Big Papa.
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    My 4 year old holding the egg
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    I really wanted to kiss the egg but my 4 year old got to it first. Good thing I washed it first
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    E.T.A. more photos
     
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2010
  2. MaKettle

    MaKettle Songster

    Congratulations! We got our first egg last week & its a truly amazing feeling! We had a lovely dinner to celebrate, with the 4 small eggs that she's layed. You should definitely cook up something special with them!
     
  3. Congrats! We had our first and second egg this week. [​IMG]
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress 9 Years

    Congrats to you! [​IMG] Great pics, your little boy is adorable!! [​IMG] Enjoy those eggs, and your chickens! [​IMG]
     
  5. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Songster

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    [​IMG] Congrats!!!! It's so special to find the first egg [​IMG]
     
  6. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    Congrats!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. bambi

    bambi Songster

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    [​IMG] CONGRATS!!! Your son is so cute kissing the egg.[​IMG]:ya:ya
     
  8. CathyRN

    CathyRN In the Brooder

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    OMG how cute is that little boy holding his first egg ! [​IMG] Congrats ! We got our first egg on July 4th....truly a very special day we were so excited !
     
  9. Aphrodite13

    Aphrodite13 Chirping

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    Beautiful Pictures. Can't wait for our first egglet.
     
  10. trunkman

    trunkman Songster

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    congrats, can't wait for my first egg... [​IMG]
     

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