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Two firsts!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jubylives, Aug 12, 2007.

  1. jubylives

    jubylives Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2007
    Central Iowa
    Yesterday around noon I got my first egg. My son found it and I think he was more excited then I was. The today I went out to watch them for a while and I saw the hen I suspected was the layer sitting where I store the straw. She layed there panting for 10 minutes or so then she rose about an inch off the ground and stopped panting. By this time my daughter and wife was there.[​IMG] The hen then turned real pale and plop, an egg dropped. That was the second first. Of all the years I spent growing up with chickens I never saw one layed. That was fricking cool!! [​IMG]

  2. eggcetra_farms

    eggcetra_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2007
    San Antonio, TX
    Yay! I just recently saw one laid myself. It was kind of funny, as the chicken had laid it on the coop floor and it came out with this little *thunk* Funny! Congrats again.
  3. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    YA it is funny my jap. laid one in front of me the other day
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Isn't it funny when they lay? I kind of feel like I'm offending them... almost like if someone sat and watched me on the toilet! [​IMG] But, I do it anyway and it never gets old. [​IMG]
  5. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    OHHHHH to cool!!!!! I'm jealous [​IMG] I have to laugh after all I have been threw [​IMG]

  6. jubylives

    jubylives Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2007
    Central Iowa
    I have a plymouth rock, 6 buffs and a RI hen and roo. The red is the one laying the eggs and she took a liken to me from the start. She was a tad freaked out at first when I walk in there and even let me pet her head a bit. I was a bit surprised she was the first to lay but that is another part that makes this whole thing fun.

    Last edited: Aug 12, 2007

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