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Egg Watch...how long before my chickens lay?

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purrfectpear

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Lissy probably thinks you bought the chickens for her. Sort of like bringing home a DVD.
 

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No eggs today. DH found something strange in the coop but said the girls ate it before I could see it. He said it was like the inside of an egg with a bit of mushy shell. Yet again Lorelei - you are spot on with your predictions for my girls. Like my own personal Mystic Meg - or as I coined her; septic peg.

Hi Skippy & PP, thanks for stopping by.

The fresh egg was really yummy
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When our cats sit and look out the windows I call it their 'cats t.v.' so the chickens being 'cats dvd' makes absolute sense to me. Aren't cat owners mad?
 

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Date: 5/25/2009 1:55:20 PM
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No eggs today. DH found something strange in the coop but said the girls ate it before I could see it. He said it was like the inside of an egg with a bit of mushy shell. Yet again Lorelei - you are spot on with your predictions for my girls. Like my own personal Mystic Meg - or as I coined her; septic peg.

Hi Skippy & PP, thanks for stopping by.

The fresh egg was really yummy
.
When our cats sit and look out the windows I call it their ''cats t.v.'' so the chickens being ''cats dvd'' makes absolute sense to me. Aren''t cat owners mad?


Yep that sounds like a membranous egg which they can produce now and then, they normally get devoured/ recycled by the chicks themselves.

And I quite agree cat owners can be pretty bonkers.
 

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Glad to see that lissy is doing so well. She definitely has put on weight-she looks great!
 

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Thanks Bee*, Luv & Lorelei.


I have eggsellent news: Two
(2) fresh little eggies arrived just after lunch today.

Soooooooo does tham mean both my girls are laying?. There are each a different shade; one slightly more pink the other more brown. Such good hens! Whoooooo for eggies. DH is having eggs & soldiers for his tea tonight.
 

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Date: 5/26/2009 12:23:20 PM
Author: Steel

Thanks Bee*, Luv & Lorelei.



I have eggsellent news: Two
(2) fresh little eggies arrived just after lunch today.

Soooooooo does tham mean both my girls are laying?. There are each a different shade; one slightly more pink the other more brown. Such good hens! Whoooooo for eggies. DH is having eggs & soldiers for his tea tonight.

Yes it sounds like they are both laying!

You and DH can have an egg EACH with toast soldiers tonight!
 

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SDL I agree, this has been a brilliant thread! Hehe!
 

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Yeah for eggs!!! I haven't had a chance to say "hello" until now, but I've been reading off and on. I'm so glad that the girls have finally gotten with the program! Hubbs and I have decided that we will make a little coop, but not yet. And so glad that your kitty hangs out watching the girls, it won't scare them off laying will it?

My kitty likes to lay in front of Chester the squirrel's cage during the day.
Chet gets a little nervous with him there.
 

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How egg-alitarian of them...eggs for both of you
 

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Wohoo! Eggs at last!
 

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I haven''t checked back to see how your chickie''s were doing in a few days and now I see that both are laying? Hooray!

I love your marmalade kitty. My very first kitten, which I got when I turned 3, was a marmalade kitty. I''ve had a soft spot for them ever since. I''m glad to hear yours Lissey is doing better these days.
 

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Thanks everybody!


I have been crazy busy for a while and have not had time to post. Almost every day our girls have given us another 2 eggs. We are constructing an extented pen at the moment because they turned up the grass already in their little pen. The new one will be re-positionable adjacent to the old one with a hatch so they can scoot back to the coop to lay us a delicious eggie weggie (or two
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Date: 6/1/2009 10:09:43 AM
Author: Steel

Thanks everybody!



I have been crazy busy for a while and have not had time to post. Almost every day our girls have given us another 2 eggs. We are constructing an extented pen at the moment because they turned up the grass already in their little pen. The new one will be re-positionable adjacent to the old one with a hatch so they can scoot back to the coop to lay us a delicious eggie weggie (or two
).
Yee haa!!! Are you still having them with toast soldiers??
 

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YAY!!! Congratulations, Steele!!

I agree - this is one of the most fun and funny PS threads ever
 

purrfectpear

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If you attached a vibrator to the coop would you have scrambled eggs
 

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I have news!

...but you will have to wait until tomorrow and no hints will be given.

Same bat time, same bat channel.



 

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Date: 6/6/2009 2:09:49 PM
Author: Steel
I have news!

...but you will have to wait until tomorrow and no hints will be given.

Same bat time, same bat channel.



COME BACK HERE RIGHT NOW!!!!!!!!!

You can't be so CRUEL as to drop a little stinkin' hint and slink off!!!!


Anyway I bet I can guess....

Ethel and Agnes have new sisters or a boyfriend.
 

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Lorelei & Luv,

What do you think of Hettie, the newest member to our family?

hettieathome.jpg
 

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I KNEW IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


She is gorgeous!!! How have Ethel and Agnes reacted to their new sister?
 

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DH said yesterday he wanted to get another hen and there was nothing to discuss. Off we went and by the afternoon Hettie was in her forever home. It is funny to compare her to our old girls. Hettie''s rubber glove is very small and almost white, as are her giblet-ie bits under her chin. Her nails are much longer too.

hettieathome2.jpg
 
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