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6 month old RIR pullet laid a tinsy tiny egg today??? What the heck??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by polochic, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. polochic

    polochic Out Of The Brooder

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    She is about 6 or 7 month old and has been laying regular size eggs. This one is about the size of a quarter. Wierd? Does any body know what the deal is?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    They're called fart eggs. Happen occasionally. Nothing to worry about. Kind of just a hiccup in the egg factory.
     
  3. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Few of my hens, did this when first starting to lay too........It's very common!
     
  4. Big Red's Mom

    Big Red's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] Are we talking about chickens are babies......[​IMG]

    I have also had a year old RIR do that...It did not even have a yoke....
     

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