Yeah Clementine!!!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Rare Feathers Farm, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. I was out checking the birds yesterday afternoon and Clementine (my favorite chicken) LAID her FIRST egg! She was so proud, too! She literally RAN to me when I opened the door & and then walked back & circled the egg! It was small, very oblong/pointed at one end and kind of lumpy--looked like it hurt coming out! But she laid her first egg! [​IMG]

    Now I'm just hoping she gets better. [​IMG] She had a brutal over-zealous (young) roo peck the back of her head pretty badly (blood was EVERYWHERE on Saturday) so she's on antibiotics and she's isolated from everyone else...but she's eating/drinking and now laying! I'm not eating her eggs, either, BTW....since she's on the meds...
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Congratulations! Yay! [​IMG]

    I made Christmas ornaments out of the first eggs I got- red ribbon and little silver bells!
  3. Thanks! Yeah because of her meds I do not want to eat it & unforunately, it's too weird looking for me to incubate I just had to admire it. LOL
  4. Here is a pic of her from this summer--I need newer ones, though!

  5. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Quote:Please tell me the roo is coyote bait now...
  6. Well, he's isolated from everyone else...I'm not sure what to do with him! Of course, he is the most gorgeous GLC roo I have--but I do have a back-up one....Hubby says to trim his beak??
  7. And here is a pic of Clementine's sister--

  8. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

    May 7, 2008
    Frozen Lake, MN
    Heather - I don't think any of your pics are posting.
  9. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Songster

    Dec 7, 2008
    Durant, OK
    Quote:I have found that a Dremel with the round drum sander works excellent with trimming beaks. Just use on the slower setting. The chickens don't seem to mind a bit.
  10. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Songster

    Oct 26, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    lol congrats :] very pretty bird;)

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