Waiting for first egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by adw11, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. adw11

    adw11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Patiently waiting for my first egg my barred rocks are 14 or 15 weeks old and my welsummers are 12 to 13 weeks old! We are patiently waiting for the first eggs![​IMG]
     
  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    That first egg can seem to take forever but it's so exciting when it comes! Don't forget to take a picture of it [​IMG]
     
  3. happyfeet24

    happyfeet24 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 17 week old barred rocks and buff Orpingtons eagerly waiting for eggs too. [​IMG]
     
  4. orion141

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    I have 3x 18 week (on Monday) hens (barred rock, buff orp, and EE) and 3x 21 week hens (light brahma, welsummer, and cuckoo marans). I am "patiently" awaiting my first egg...

    Adw11 your birds look great!

    Good luck to all of you waiting for your first egg!
     
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  5. heatherlaw

    heatherlaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 blue laced red Wyandottes, 2 olive eggers, 1 blue copper maran & 1 crested cream legbar. All 22 weeks old, suddenly big red combs but no eggs yet. The hubby and I have a bet going on the date we get our first egg. Whoever is closest gets to eat it ;)
     
  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Good prize for winning! [​IMG]
     
  7. heatherlaw

    heatherlaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, the hubby won. My olive egger laid and egg today, one day before he guessed. It such a pretty color!! It's the little green one in the middle
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  8. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Congratulations, what a beautiful olive colored egg!
     
  9. heatherlaw

    heatherlaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That pic really shows the true color too. The little speckles are my favorite
     
  10. Katieboosmama

    Katieboosmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 8 I'm waiting on

    16 weeks old

    buff orpington (buttercup)
    Rir (rosey)
    Golden comet (cinnamon)
    Barred rock (pansy)
    2 EEs (rainbow and skittles)
    CCL (duchess)

    then I have a CCL/Swedish flower mix that is 19 weeks; She is sporting a huge red comb and wattles.

    dying here checking the nest boxes every hour or so. Now they are just teasing me. Caught Buttercup sitting in the nest box tonight just before roosting time. everyone else was on the roost. UGH hurry up already!!![​IMG]
     

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