WOO HOO!! Our First egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bird Hearder, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Bird Hearder

    Bird Hearder Songster

    Apr 10, 2008
    Salisbury, Md.
    Lilbizzy was the lucky one to find it. It was in the nest box right next to the golf ball.
    We are so PROUD of the Girls!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    It was bigger than a store bought *large* egg.
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2008
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    What a pretty egg! The first one is the BEST but the next 10,000 aren't so bad either!! Congrats!!
  3. It's a beauty- be sure to post it in the first egg thread!

    How nice to see your efforts rewarded. Mine will be 10 weeks Thursday so I have a long wait...[​IMG]
  4. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator

    Sep 25, 2007
    WOW - that's honkin' HUGE for a pullet egg! Poor girl! :eek:
  5. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    WOW!! Nice egg!!
  6. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    We got our 2nd egg too!!! I came home from work and decided to take a peek, and there it was!! It was smaller than the first egg by a little bit, but just as exciting to find!!! I don't know if it came from the same hen or a different one. And someone has been in the other nest box because I can see fluffybutt indentations. The "ladies"(as my neighbor calls them) are 17 1/2 week old red sexlinks. I showed pictures of my first egg at work today. And I told my neighbor ( the one whose yard "the ladies" always hang out in) and she got all excited and couldnt wait to tell her husband!

    Amazing how much excitement 1 egg can bring. Who'd have ever guessed?

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