Look what I found today:
I’ve been checking the coop frequently to see if Chicken Cacciatore Ginny Molly (I’ve recently re-christened her that; more later.) has been laying. Each time I looked only to find an empty nest box. This morning I was so surprised that I ran back into the house practically dancing and shouting, “Look what I found!”
And Ginny, good girl that she is actually laid the egg IN the nest box! She pushed all the straw out of the way, but it was in the box. The egg is smallish, but they should get bigger as she figures out the whole egg-laying thing.
Once the egg was washed, it looked like this: