we are so excited!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blueangl638, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. blueangl638

    blueangl638 New Egg

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    Ok so I had not been checking for eggs daily cause I thought our 4 hens were moulting. It had been 3 days and this afternoon went out to find a hen sitting on 20 YES 20 eggs! These were our first eggs, our hens are 5/6 months old and I so was not expecting them to lay right now. I guess the couple warm sunny days we had did something to them. Anyway, I couldn't wait to call hubby and show the kids. We are so happy.[​IMG]
     
  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    so, are you having a huge omlet tomorrow for breakfast?
     
  3. blueangl638

    blueangl638 New Egg

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    Nope, scrambled:D
     
  4. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let's see -- 4 hens x 3 days would normally yield around 12 eggs -- better make sure you float test them for freshness.
     
  5. blueangl638

    blueangl638 New Egg

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    Yes, we were a little puzzled with the number ourselves! They were all together in same nest, so are from same time frame of 1-3 days. Didn't see this coming.
     
  6. lovetocook

    lovetocook Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratulations!![​IMG] Those first eggs are so wonderful. I'm surprised you didn't hear the egg song or should I say the we're laying eggs scream!![​IMG]
     
  7. gottalovemychickens

    gottalovemychickens SaveAChickenRideACowboy

    farmin'chick :

    Let's see -- 4 hens x 3 days would normally yield around 12 eggs -- better make sure you float test them for freshness.

    thats what im saying , i would check them​
     

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