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Wooohooo! My first chicken egg :)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by t4dbirds, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. t4dbirds

    t4dbirds Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my bantams (Poppy) laid her first egg yesterday! I wasn't sure what was going on and apparently neither was she [​IMG] I heard a fearsome ruckus and looked out the door to see my girls trying to run for my back door. At first I thought maybe Raccoons were near or an eagle, so I open the door and they both shot into their overnight coop. (I don't have one built for outside yet). Then they continued to make a ruckus so I left them in the crate to calm down. About an hour later, I went over to see if they wanted back out as they had quitted down. Low and behold there was an egg!!!!

    Couldn't believe my eyes. 1 cute peach egg. It's the one on the left next to a small duck egg. Now I have a question?? Will she lay everyday or does it take some time before she becomes consistent? I can't wait for her sister (who is a frizzle) to start laying too!


    [​IMG] The proud owner of egg [​IMG]
     
  2. Samilitant

    Samilitant Out Of The Brooder

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    They may be inconsistent for some weeks, but more consistent over time. Never an exact science. Congrats on the egg! I'm on week 22 1/2 now with 4 EE's and 2 BR's and no eggs. [​IMG]
     
  3. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Florida
    [​IMG] Congrats!! on the eggie [​IMG]
     
  4. Dora'smom

    Dora'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It often takes awhile before you consistently get eggs. Sometimes an egg a day for awhile, and then a few days off.
     
  5. t4dbirds

    t4dbirds Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I wasn't even expecting her to start laying so soon. I thought it would. Be a few more months. Now I'm waiting on my frizzle to lay [​IMG]
     

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