Woo Hoo! Maybe... maybe.... maybe....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickensMcG, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. ChickensMcG

    ChickensMcG In the Brooder

    Ack! Just went outside to check the girls water and Mary Poppins (my son named our Buff Orp.) is laying on the decoy eggs we put in the nesting box yesterday! Maybe it's finally happening!!!!!

    Cross your fingers that she's finally gotten comfortable enough here to do her thang.
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2008
  2. Curlita

    Curlita Songster

    May 22, 2008
    Seattle, WA
    It's like waiting for Christmas, isn't it? Mine aren't laying yet and I'm hovering over them, looking for signs.
  3. BJ

    BJ Songster

    Mar 20, 2007
    Listen for her to "announce" when she is finished laying...
  4. ChickensMcG

    ChickensMcG In the Brooder

    She fooled me. :| She was up there for about an HOUR, and now She's down with our Barred rock, peckin' away at some yummies like normal. Nothing but a couple fake eggs where she was sitting.
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    Lets [​IMG] Maybe she's just getting a feel for it [​IMG]
  6. ChickensMcG

    ChickensMcG In the Brooder

    I think that's what she's doing, cause she's up there again.... [​IMG]
  7. ChickensMcG

    ChickensMcG In the Brooder

    SHE DID IT!!!! YAY!!!!

    Last edited: Jul 29, 2008
  8. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    No way! REALLY! That's so awesome! I am waiting on my first egg. A couple of the girls are getting really redfaced so I think I may get one soon.

    [​IMG] Congrats! [​IMG]

  9. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator

    Sep 25, 2007
    CONGRATULATIONS! That's a perfect egg! How eggciting!! [​IMG]
  10. emandmikey

    emandmikey Songster

    Apr 30, 2008
    Wake Forest, NC
    Wow, that's so cool! Congrats on your first egg! I can't wait to have some chickens too!!!! I love the picture of your son holding the egg. I am afraid my son (2 yrs old) will squish one if I give it to him!

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