Wrong eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by galanie, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    So my hens are 5months and I'm waiting and watching and...

    My cockatiel lays an egg! [​IMG]

    All I need, a broody cockatiel on sterile eggs. It does make me laugh, at least.
     
  2. JLS

    JLS Love my feathered babies!

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    Keep your chin up! They will lay sooner or later. It should be any time now.....I know, it's hard to wait. I have 19 pullets/hens and I am only getting 3-5 eggs per day. Not all of my pullets have started to lay yet (they were hatched on June 5th, 2010). [​IMG]
     
  3. elizabethbinary

    elizabethbinary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2010
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    Your cockatiel probably thinks that was the best prank ever....
     
  4. BigIslandChicks

    BigIslandChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know the waiting is hard. i had my girls for months and now out of the 9 i am finally getting 6-8 eggs a day!!! we still are waiting for all 9 in one day [​IMG] but i am very happy with what we are getting now. with winter and less daylight i though maybe my BR and EE pullets were gonna wait until spring!! then just when i gave up on looking of eggs, we went away for the night and the next day got home way after dark, so i didnt check the nest for 2 days...then went out and had our 1st EE egg and 2 brown ones for the 1st time!! - 1 brown one was in the poop under the roost - which also happened today [​IMG] but it was a green one! funny bc the EEs always lay in the nest - i guess she was lazy today [​IMG]
     
  5. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Quote:<<---- Haha that devil, I think you're right!
     
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  6. Rozzie

    Rozzie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    Prank the bird back...

    swap the egg out with a chicken egg. [​IMG]
     
  7. annchristine

    annchristine Out Of The Brooder

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    My childhood pet cockatiel Cecil surprised me with an egg also. It was Cecilia from that day on.
     
  8. BigIslandChicks

    BigIslandChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YES - put a chickens egg in!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    your bird is so cute! little devil - whats her name??
     
  9. elizabethbinary

    elizabethbinary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Quote:I did that to our Indian Ringneck once. I did not get the happy face for a WEEK.

    I know my cockatiel would find that hilarious! [​IMG]
     
  10. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    My two girly ringneck doves did that too! 4 eggs every month until I popped 2 silkie eggs under.....after about a year of no squabs they turned into the BEST parents every.....[​IMG]
     

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