We have a first egg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by StellaLenoir, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. StellaLenoir

    StellaLenoir Out Of The Brooder

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    I am proud to announce the first egg of my only hen!!!!

    Here is the expectant father waiting proudly outside the chicken house.
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    and here is the egg!!!!
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    So cool!!!!!

    I was outside and saw our Roo just waiting outside the house. I looked all over for our hen, trying not to get to excited, but I knew she was in there!!!! Roo was protecting the house, so I had to sneek a peek! She was in there behind a nest box, just standing over her egg!!!!

    Then she left!!!! So much for motherhood!!!![​IMG]

    SO.....I cant eat my first egg!!! It is like our baby! Is there a way to hatch it? Any ideas on a home made icubater wiht a light bulb? Or is it crule to only hatch one chick? Or maybe she will lay again tomorrow!!??

    horray an egg!!!![​IMG][​IMG]
    What will the hen act like if she is broody?? Or is it obvious and she just wont leave the egg?
     
  2. Pinenot

    Pinenot Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Congrats..................

    Its better to let her lay a while before trying to hatch them.

    A broody hen won't let you NEAR her egg - she'll GROWL at you ! [​IMG]

    EAT IT!
     
  4. HenHappy

    HenHappy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    on my way to you....
    YAAAAAAA!!!![​IMG]

    I blew out all my "first" eggs so I could save them.

    >>>pack rat!!! I save everything![​IMG]
     
  5. StellaLenoir

    StellaLenoir Out Of The Brooder

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    great Idea Happy Hen!!!!!

    Santa even brought my 9 year old an egg blowing kit!


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  6. HenHappy

    HenHappy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    on my way to you....
    My Father in law made me wooden egg stands on his lathe to showcase them!!
    I've been learning to do polish egg painting too!


    OH! And your Lady is beautiful! Do you have any more pics of her???
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2008
  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    OK henhappy - you can't be bragging without pictures - cause thats just WORTHLESS!! [​IMG]
     
  8. HenHappy

    HenHappy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    on my way to you....
    Okay, When Dh comes home with the camera I'll indulge you (and me!)!!!
     

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