Way too cool!!!! Caught laying an egg. Pics!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by luvmychicknkids, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    I have found eggs when they were freshly laid, but never THIS fresh!!! My little EE Miranda went to the nest and was acting like she was about to lay so I followed her. Unfortunately, my BR Nightingale is a notorious housekeeper and had "cleaned" most of the straw out of the nest (she does after her egg is gathered). But, rather than disturb her, I watched. Here the little sweetie is, just about to lay and just as the egg went ka-thunk on the unprotected wood. Thankfully it didn't break.

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  2. Ericasl

    Ericasl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cool I have only seen that happen twice. Awsome pictures what a pretty egg.[​IMG]
     
  3. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aint that the koolest thing you have ever seen.ive caught my hens laying alot of eggs like that over the years.even been lucky enough to have 1 or 2 land in my hand.i love the wett fresh gloss on the egg shell.
     
  4. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    I was literally jumping up and down!!! I hope to have that happen again!!!

    That would be too cool, to "catch" one!!! Almost like helping deliver a baby!!! LOL

    Thanks, I just love the color of hers. I tend to blow her eggs out and keep the shells. [​IMG]
     
  5. ilovemychickies

    ilovemychickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cool! I saw one of my Buff Orpingtons and one of my Leghorns lay an egg a few days ago. It sure is cool! [​IMG]


    BTW, what a beautiful egg!
     
  6. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] That is cool. I can't wait until my chickens lay eggs. The egg looks so beautiful all glossy, beautiful chicken too.
     
  7. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Thanks and thanks. [​IMG] I have decided the only logical thing to do is move into the chicken coop to watch them lay eggs. I may as well, my bathroom is essentiallly a large brooder right now, anyway! LOL

    My 10 y/o looked at the pic and said "why is it so shiny?" When I told him because it is still wet, he said "that is just gross mom". [​IMG]
     
  8. Alexis

    Alexis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:VERY Funny! And such a cool photo!! Thanks for sharing. Wow, your Miranda looks very much like my "Ugly". And no, I didn't name her!!
     
  9. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Wow, your Miranda looks very much like my "Ugly". And no, I didn't name her!!

    LOL......had Miranda been named when she was getting her big girl feathers, she could very well be called "Ugly" too!!! She went through a rather.....ummm.......homely period. [​IMG]
     
  10. LisaJean

    LisaJean Chillin' With My Peeps

    What a beautiful egg! I hope my Ameracaunas start laying, soon!
     

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