Woohoo - first eggs!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by alycoop, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. alycoop

    alycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Husband went out to open up the coop this morning and came back with 2 small perfectly shaped eggs! We think they are probably from our Sicilian Buttercup.
    Later this afternoon, about 4 pm, there was another egg.

    Our girls were purchased as week-old chicks on Memorial Day so that would make them about 25-weeks-old. The other hens should start laying soon as well.
    I'll have to play detective early in the morning to see just who is laying.
     
  2. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

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    congrats!
    Way to go!
     
  3. blessedchickenmama7

    blessedchickenmama7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations!! It's a wonderful feeling!
     
  4. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats you should be so proud! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. CoopmasterK

    CoopmasterK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations!! I'm still waiting for the first egg and your news renews my faith that chickens really do lay eggs. Thanks.
     
  6. RevaVirginia

    RevaVirginia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard not to roll that 1st little egg around looking for fingers and toes to count.
    [​IMG]
     
  7. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    wooo [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. gsim

    gsim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mozeltov ! We got our first one at 16 weeks from a flock of 24, 4 breeds. It is now 20 weeks and we are getting 4 or 5 a day. We get one double-yolker every day too from a buff comet. We have RIR, BR, BC, BA.
     

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