We got our first egg today!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OldMcContri, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. OldMcContri

    OldMcContri Out Of The Brooder

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    I knew one of my Doms, Ricky, was getting close to laying. I went out to buy two of the ceramic tan eggs to put in their nest boxes to show them where to get some privacy. I got home tonight and put one of the eggs in one of the nest boxes, and then opened the other nest box and already saw an egg in there. For a moment I stood there staring at it wondering how I got the other egg in there already and realized that I was still holding the other fake egg, Rickys egg is identical to the ones I bought. But I got so excited.

    Now here is a question, shouldn't she be laying on the egg by instinct or is she still a little confused since this was her first. And this may sound like a stupid question, but what should I do with this first egg?

    Oh and you know I had to take a picture of the egg :)
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  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Congrats on getting your 1st egg!

    Not every chicken is a broody...they don't all want to sit on their eggs. As for what to do with your 1st egg? Eat it and enjoy!
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats!
     
  4. christine9

    christine9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! My reaction to my very first egg was so similar. I was dumbfounded. And thought to myself, how did this egg get here? :lau
    Congrats on your first egg! I still enjoy finding eggs.
     

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