Who else is waiting for that first egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kylea0219, May 19, 2015.

  1. hfrazier

    hfrazier Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 31, 2015
    Southwestern Colorado
    Try waiting for a silkie! I had to wait 10 months for my first silkie egg and then she went quite a while without producing another! We get daily eggs now though ;)
  2. cluckylady812

    cluckylady812 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am in the exact same boat! Sassy girls are taunting us i think lol;)
  3. k5crew

    k5crew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2015
    Kingsland, Texas
    5 eggs today!!! My girls got some watermelon!!!
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  4. OldMissionChick

    OldMissionChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2015
    Northern Michigan
    So our mixed flock is 19wks now. We have 1 chicken & 1 duck that have been laying consistently since 7/4 and a Peking started laying consistently in the past few days. But 3 days ago I think one of our EE laid, not sure which one. But hasn't laid since. Is it normal to lay one then nothing for a few days? Heres a pic of the egg
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  5. Cindi1972

    Cindi1972 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 19, 2015
    I am anxiously awaiting eggs as well. My girls will be 4 months old this Thursday. Just this past weekend I thought I was going to have an egg for sure. So much commotion in the coop... and still no egg... so I'm convinced it will be any day. I have two leghorns and two barred cochin bantams. I did end up with one Rooster who is a Leghorn as well. Two weeks ago I rescued an EE and a production red at 3 days old.. so they are taking it all in. hahaaa I do have them in the same coop, but in their own little space. Chickens are so much fun... I'm very excited to also try and incubate a few eggs when given the chance. Waiting for those eggs is so exciting. :)
  6. IndiesChix

    IndiesChix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 16, 2014
    Got it !! First little egg from my 20 week old Easter Egger, Coco Bean. She has been squatting for a few days and been very vocal. The last 2 days she has been hanging around the front porch, I knew that was where she was going to lay it. Waiting on the next EE , Arrow to lay. She is not as vocal ,but been squatting. Today she has been checking and digging around the nesting boxes. I keep checking but none from her yet. None of the other chickens are showing any signs.
    Coco's little greenish egg next to a store bought egg.
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  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
  8. Bugeater3

    Bugeater3 Just Hatched

    Mar 17, 2015
    18 weeks! We are on the edge of our seats. Can't wait for our little Puddleduck (Our Golden Comet) to lay!
  9. teria

    teria Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2015
    Salem Utah
    We have two leghorns that are laying already, one started at 16 weeks and the other at 17 weeks. Our buff orpington and easter egger that are now 18 weeks have not laid any eggs yet. I think they are getting close. Their combs have reddened up, and they are starting to squat when we reach down for them as they pass by our chair. Both our leghorns did that a week before they started laying, so, fingers crossed.
  10. cmbookworm

    cmbookworm Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 17, 2015
    We've got 2 of our 4 buff ladies laying now along with our 2 reds. We have one other buff with a really red comb and wattle, but so far, nothing. Our last buff has no red on her at all and she's the same age as the others. It seems like she'll never get there!! Right now our buffs are just a touch over 5 months old.

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