YAY!!!! First egg;)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LeRa37, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. LeRa37

    LeRa37 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 18 week old pullets......one of my gold star hens layer her first egg. She started squatting 3 days ago, comb was redder than the rest of the girls, and my husband and I had checked their pelvic bones the other day and hers were a good egg width apart! Egg was smaller, but beautiful. Unfortunately I think the hens got to it or pecked at it before I got out there. I was cleaning my house and heard this really weird crowing noise....I thought geez do I have a rooster? I now think my hen Mia was announcing her egg.......so today my kids and I are doing watchful shifts for her next egg:). I don't want egg eaters:(
     
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the egg! I got my first egg on Sunday evening, so far no more eggs but we're watching :)
     
  3. LeRa37

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    I hope we get more:). She has been sitting in the nesting box again on and off all morning.........our fingers are crossed!
     
  4. LeRa37

    LeRa37 Out Of The Brooder

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    Egg number two.........:)
     
  5. Kenk124

    Kenk124 New Egg

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    Isn't it eggciting(lol) to get the first few eggs!
     
  6. LeRa37

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    Yes it is!!
     

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