We have given up expecting them to lay any eggs - UPDATE!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nuchickontheblock, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. nuchickontheblock

    nuchickontheblock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What an exciting morning I had. I went early to let the girls out of the coop and was thrilled and actually jumping up and down and squealing with delight to see two eggs in the nest box. I quickly ran into the house to get my smart, pretty chickens some extra treats. My husband was still sleeping, and I had to go out, so I left the 2 eggs in a container with a sign for him that said "SURPRISE!"

    Actually, I was the surprised one when I got back home and he told me he had put a couple of eggs from the refrigerator into the nest box last night to give them the idea of what to do! [​IMG]
     
  2. helloroe

    helloroe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is priceless. [​IMG]
     
  3. Rennie

    Rennie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol [​IMG] ... communication is the key word here [​IMG]


    Side note.. You should mark those eggs you put in
     
  4. bigstack

    bigstack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I know the feeling! My babies are almost 8 months old. They finally started to lay. It started 2 weeks ago. First a single egg, thin soft shell busted in the coop. Then 3 days later 1 small egg in the nest box! [​IMG] now 2 weeks later I got 5 Saturdayday and 6 yestarday! I am so Proud!!!!!!! My girls are now young lady's! LOL

    God BLess!
     
  5. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Chicken Obsessed

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    [​IMG] That was a mean trick! Bet you both are laughing!

    The eggs will come! And then it is so much fun! Even yet, and they have been coming for a couple of years! mk
     
  6. bywaterdog

    bywaterdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My grand daughter sings the "egg song" to our expected layers. My grandfather taught it to me, so it's at least 100 years old.


    I had a little chickie who would not lay an egg,

    so I poured hot water up and down her leg,

    oh how that little chickie howled and that little chickie begged,

    then that little chickie laid me a hard boiled egg.


    It is so cute to see a little kid singing to the chickens.[​IMG]
     
  7. nuchickontheblock

    nuchickontheblock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yipppeeeeeee!!![​IMG]

    Heard the egg song this morning and found one of my girls in the nest box -- pop! a beautiful little egg!
    Perfect![​IMG]
     
  8. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Quote:[​IMG] THAT is hysterical!!!!
     
  9. Lorije1

    Lorije1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] THAT is hysterical!!!!

    x2 [​IMG]
     

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