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post #1 of 8
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Went out to get eggs this morning and found this really small egg ....kinda cute. ...lol

I know my reds are laying the large eggs and my new barred rocks aren't laying yet do to being introduced to the flock. But I have to believe it came from one of the rocks, I guess it's a start. Any one else come across this situation.

Edited by tav1 - 12/27/15 at 7:47am
3 red comets and 2 barred rocks
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post #2 of 8
It's perfectly normal in girls that have just begun laying. It can take a while for their plumbing to sort itself out.

Ct
post #3 of 8

It's called a "fart egg" and is normal for young hens just starting to lay.

17 pigeons, 15 coturnix quail, 2 roos, 6 hens. Also 5 drakes, a CCL roo that thinks he's a drake, a fat bearded dragon and 2 angora rabbits.

 

Current projects are Cinnamon Legbars (chocolate gold), chocolate/brown pigeons and silver/brown coturnix quail. My next project is a dark chocolate colored chicken with deep red/gold base that lays bright green eggs. Yes, I like the color brown.

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17 pigeons, 15 coturnix quail, 2 roos, 6 hens. Also 5 drakes, a CCL roo that thinks he's a drake, a fat bearded dragon and 2 angora rabbits.

 

Current projects are Cinnamon Legbars (chocolate gold), chocolate/brown pigeons and silver/brown coturnix quail. My next project is a dark chocolate colored chicken with deep red/gold base that lays bright green eggs. Yes, I like the color brown.

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post #4 of 8

Oh yeah and they usually have no yolks

17 pigeons, 15 coturnix quail, 2 roos, 6 hens. Also 5 drakes, a CCL roo that thinks he's a drake, a fat bearded dragon and 2 angora rabbits.

 

Current projects are Cinnamon Legbars (chocolate gold), chocolate/brown pigeons and silver/brown coturnix quail. My next project is a dark chocolate colored chicken with deep red/gold base that lays bright green eggs. Yes, I like the color brown.

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17 pigeons, 15 coturnix quail, 2 roos, 6 hens. Also 5 drakes, a CCL roo that thinks he's a drake, a fat bearded dragon and 2 angora rabbits.

 

Current projects are Cinnamon Legbars (chocolate gold), chocolate/brown pigeons and silver/brown coturnix quail. My next project is a dark chocolate colored chicken with deep red/gold base that lays bright green eggs. Yes, I like the color brown.

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post #5 of 8
I blow them out and make ornaments out of them. 😊
post #6 of 8

In my experience the small fart eggs aren't so much from new pullets as older birds who are just having a glitch in their systems. sometimes it's followed by a double yolker, or a shell-less egg.

Rachel BB

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Rachel BB

Stem cell transplant from unrelated donor in Feb 2015. Thank you to all my friends here on BYC for all your support during my treatment and ongoing recovery!

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post #7 of 8
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So I openedup the fart egg ....in the pan. Whats that in the middle?



Ok...It looks like yolk
Edited by tav1 - 12/28/15 at 8:06am
3 red comets and 2 barred rocks
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3 red comets and 2 barred rocks
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post #8 of 8

Looks kinda like a tiny bit of yolk

17 pigeons, 15 coturnix quail, 2 roos, 6 hens. Also 5 drakes, a CCL roo that thinks he's a drake, a fat bearded dragon and 2 angora rabbits.

 

Current projects are Cinnamon Legbars (chocolate gold), chocolate/brown pigeons and silver/brown coturnix quail. My next project is a dark chocolate colored chicken with deep red/gold base that lays bright green eggs. Yes, I like the color brown.

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17 pigeons, 15 coturnix quail, 2 roos, 6 hens. Also 5 drakes, a CCL roo that thinks he's a drake, a fat bearded dragon and 2 angora rabbits.

 

Current projects are Cinnamon Legbars (chocolate gold), chocolate/brown pigeons and silver/brown coturnix quail. My next project is a dark chocolate colored chicken with deep red/gold base that lays bright green eggs. Yes, I like the color brown.

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