This is eggs-actly what I feared.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Linn Bee, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Linn Bee

    Linn Bee Chillin' With My Peeps

    There must be a place to put this. I can't be the only one who has done this.
    I have been collecting eggs since my first one on October 30. In the past 50 days I have gathered 25 dozen eggs from my 10 hens. Fifty days! 25 dozen eggs! It finally happened!

    I went out late in the afternoon to feed some Rice-A-Roni type leftovers to my chickens. It was cold so I tossed on my jacket and zipped it up. I messed around with the litter. Gave a carrot snack to Rusty, the rabbit, hanging from the ceiling (In his cage, of course. That is where Rusty hangs out) I checked my bird's water and feed levels. I even scattered some scratch for them to snack on once they returned to roost.

    Then I collected two eggs - still warm - from a nesting box. I put one egg in my left jacket pocket. I slid the other into my right jacket pocket. Meanwhile, all the chickens had come in the coop for a visit so I decided to lock the pop door for the night.

    Then it happened! What I had always feared! What I had always tried to avoid! As I bent over to latch the door, I felt a light pressure against my side and heard a small "crunch". My first pocket-egg! Sigh! My jacket is in the washer as I type.

    Where on this site do I go for registering my first broken egg-in-pocket event?
    1. Am I alone here or am I in good company?
    2. What's the record for shortest egg-in-pocket event?
    3. Who went longer than my 50 days?
    4. Who holds the record for going the longest without a pocket-egg?
    5. Who holds the record for the most?
     
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Ha! You are definitely not alone!
     
  3. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

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    Well, I've never had a pocket egg and I've been collecting eggs for one and a half years. [​IMG]
     
  4. hemet dennis

    hemet dennis Chillin' With My Peeps

    No I think you are the only one to ever do that [​IMG]
     
  5. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my first pocket egg this summer!! [​IMG]

    I was collecting eggs from the layers and put one in my pocket as I was grabbing the others. I placed most of them safely aside and went to feed the meat chickens in their tractor. As I bent over to dump their food in their bowl - crunch. I immediately grabbed it out of my jacket pocket and slopped it into their bowl. Good day for them, bad day for me!!!

    I thought of that instance YESTERDAY when I went to check on the girls. I put an egg in my pocket and bent over again!! I thought for sure it was going to crunch, just as I was bending over.... but I was spared! [​IMG]

    I'm glad you posted this. VERY funny!
     
  6. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this summer I was out exercising the dogs and throwing their tennis ball. I stopped by to check for eggs before I went in the house. I'm walking to the house, tennis ball in one hand, egg in the other.

    You can guess how this story ends... I threw the egg instead of the ball [​IMG] It smacked into the side of the oak tree. The dogs thought this was the greatest game in the world - exploding food!
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I squished an egg in my winter coat pocket a couple years ago... Since then I've been really careful! [​IMG]
     
  8. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    [​IMG] welcome to the dufus club! hahaha I did it last year with 2 in each pocket! actually-they were all bantam eggs and teh jacket was a big down coat-couldnt even feel they were in there..Came in house--put coat on back of chair...daughter spilled stuff on coat-into wash it went..thats all Im going to say! [​IMG]
     
  9. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did forget eggs in my coat pocket once. It was a jacket I usually only wear on weekends, so found them a week later. The dogs enjoyed them
     
  10. Linn Bee

    Linn Bee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Oh, Precious! I am feeling much better now. At least I don't have to clean out my washing machine.
     

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