Well, it has finally happened. After all the hard work and almost 5 months of waiting, one of our chickens laid her first egg! Melina found it in the dirt and we believe she started laying yesterday, because it was cold and because she was trying to lay another one this morning!
We quickly got her nesting box ready (I wasn't expecting eggs this early, so my boxes weren't ready) with straw and introduced her to it. She loved it and worked her little spot. About 15 minutes later we witnessed her laying egg #2!!!! It was so cool. I wonder who will be next...
9-2-11 Hermione getting ready to lay her second egg!
She loved her new spot!