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1 inch egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sueche, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. sueche

    sueche Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 17, 2011
    Raleigh NC
    Went to get the eggs today and my rir laid an egg that was about an 1/2-1 inch big It is so tiny. This is the first time it ever happened. What's going on? Any ideas? She is going on 8 months. Oh and it had no yolk.
  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    Don't worry, they are just getting it all in order right now and accidents happen.

    My first 'wind' egg happened about three months after they were all laying. Odd things happen, but no need to worry about it. Just a hiccup in the machinery.
  3. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2011
    sitting on the toilet
    it is a fart egg
  4. sueche

    sueche Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 17, 2011
    Raleigh NC
  5. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 19, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    The tiny eggs are so cute! I saved the one 1/2 inch egg as the tiniest egg so far.
  6. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    ya should have taken a pic of it next to a regular egg! That'd been cool to see the difference. Never seen one small like that...
  7. wastintime202

    wastintime202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2011
    Same thing happened to us. Our hen that lays jumbo eggs usually has laid two peewee eggs two days in a row. I thought I was doing something wrong with their feed, but today she laid her regular size biggie egg.
  8. BarnGoddess01

    BarnGoddess01 I [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]

    I had one of my best 2 year old layers lay a whole bunch of "fart" eggs just before she moulted. Prior to that, fart eggs were truly random but they did happen.
  9. HoglundH

    HoglundH Chillin' With My Peeps

    12 a day, more if we can find the duck eggs!

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