WooooHooo I got my first ova. (pic)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by holliewould, Sep 8, 2008.

  1. holliewould

    holliewould Songster

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    It was about 10am today and my girl was on her nest. She was acting like she was in a trance so I petted her for a few minutes. Then she stood up and I saw a tiny brown egg under her bloomers. I mean it's the cutest little egg I've ever seen. My very first home grown egg, how exciting is that!!!

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    Anyway, it was perfect. She laid right where I wanted her to. She was loud and proud when she jumped off the nest too. I'm just soooo glad she didn't act like a complete idiot for her first egg. I can't wait til tomorrow. Maybe tomorrows egg will be a little bit bigger? She's an RIR, a big one at that. I'm saving this egg til I get her next one so I can compare the sizes.
     
  2. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Those first eggs are always so cute, and then the next ones are usually so much larger!
     
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    CONGRATS on your first egg! She may not lay the next day - don't worry if she doesn't.

    I've got a Welsummer that's been laying for 2 weeks now and her eggs haven't gotten very much bigger at all. I know they will, though. They are so pretty, too! Dark brown with speckles! Neat!
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 10 Years

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    My first ever egg was laid on Christmas day, it was exciting. Unfortunately, I broke it opening the patio door. Oh well.
     
  5. krjwaj

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    Congratu'lay'tions! Its a beauty! [​IMG]
     
  6. My first egg was on Easter. Ironic? I know haha.

    And to make it better, it was my Ameraucana that layed it hehe.

    Anyway, I was so proud and excited that I poked two holes in it and blew it out, wrote Peck's name on it (That was her name, Peck hehe) and put it on display in my bedroom!
     
  7. holliewould

    holliewould Songster

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    Quote:That's a great thought. Mind if I steal your idea?
     
  8. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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  9. chick4chicks

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    Congrats on your first egg. It is always so exciting. Here's hoping for many more.
     

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