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Offline NancyM

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2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« on: March 13, 2014, 01:00:38 PM »
Mom and Dad Hornby are looking very healthy this year, and they have been fixing up the nest with both sticks and grass. The herring spawn has provided a lot of good food for them over the past few days, and Dad is bringing food gifts to Mom.

Chances look very good for Mom to lay an egg (or two?) this season, after taking last year off.

If you would like to register a guess as to when Mom's First Egg will arrive, please post in this topic. There will be a prize of a coffee mug from our Cafe Press shop for whomever comes closest.  HEGPS  members can guess, but are not eligible for the prize (might claim bragging rights, tho).

We cannot see directly into the nest, so we will watch Mom's behaviour closely to determine when she has laid an egg.  
1) In the event Mom lays an egg before dark, guesses would be time and date.
2) In the event Mom lays after dark, guesses would be based on nest attendance in the morning.


Join in the fun, and keep watching to see what happens ...

Offline dizzymom70

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2014, 02:07:07 PM »
OK, I'm going to guess March 21, 4:50 pm. Go Mom!!

Offline boodle317

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2014, 04:40:36 PM »
I"m guessing!!   March 15th at 7:50 PM

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2014, 04:44:56 PM »
I'll guess March 20, Vernal Equinox, cause it's a bit earlier than posted laying date of Mar. 23 two years ago...... I'm guessing earlier because of the abundance of food......

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2014, 04:45:09 PM »
I always guess March 19 (have not been right yet!) --- maybe this year.

March 19 at 4:30 PM

Offline violet312s

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2014, 04:48:37 PM »
March 22. Noon.  :) 

Offline paintnut

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2014, 04:49:48 PM »
OK - after talking to dad (not sure what he knows but he gave me the inside dope) March 17 6:32 am

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2014, 04:50:52 PM »
Okay, I guessed March 20, and forgot to guess a time..... I'll say before dawn.  When Mom gets up off the nest in the morning we'll know there's an egg, cause Dad comes to peek at first light on Mar. 20.  I'll say, 3:00 AM Mar. 20. :eclove

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2014, 04:52:42 PM »
March 23rd 8 p.m.

Offline auroradawn

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2014, 04:53:18 PM »
I always guess March 19th too.  So I'm going with it again - March 19th @6:18pm

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2014, 04:55:06 PM »
Hmmmm let's see   I'm guessing March 21 9:45 pm

Offline Gypsie3

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2014, 04:55:38 PM »
Mom will lay first egg March 18 at 10:30 am

Offline Rajame

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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2014, 05:56:56 PM »
I am cheering all you Guessers on!  :thumbup: Mom too!!!  :heart
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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #13 on: March 13, 2014, 06:30:23 PM »
I'm going to guess March 21 at 9AM
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Re: 2014 Mom's First Egg predictions
« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2014, 06:42:17 PM »
I am going to guess 6am March 23rd! :ecsmile