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We have our first egg!!!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by JnK1, Jan 18, 2016.

  1. JnK1

    JnK1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Despite it being bitterly cold and frosty, one of our hens has decided that it's as good a time as any to start laying.
    Pretty sure it was one of the Sulmtalers (most likely Bumblebee or Sonic), as we're sure we read that Polish lay white eggs.

    Nevertheless, for a first attempt we are rather impressed and proud parents. Just have to wait for the rest to start now.....

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  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Congratulations! It's always a thrill when a girl lays her first egg. Best way to get the most from it is poaching it for 2-3 minutes, bit of salt and it will be the best egg you've ever tasted!

    Enjoy

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  3. JnK1

    JnK1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks @CTKen, It was pretty nice to finally see an egg when checking in on the the girls after work. Hopefully the others follow suit soon and then we'll have eggs aplenty for a fancy omlette as well....
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    You're most welcome- fingers crossed with your other girls!

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  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Congratulations! [​IMG]
     
  6. Meg3613

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    Way to go!!!
     
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Congrats! Its always exciting to get that very first egg! Enjoy!!
     
  8. JnK1

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    Many thanks!

    Hoping that a bit of sunshine (despite freezing conditions), and a little bit of free ranging will keep the girls happy.
    Happy hens = happy eggs.

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