7 eggs! only 5 adult layers!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by the1honeycomb, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. the1honeycomb

    the1honeycomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 hens that have been laying for awhile. today I got 5 normal eggs and 2 tiny eggs!!
    I have a bantam that lays very intermittently and 20 teens, the teens are all large foul could the tiny eggs be from the large foul and will get bigger as they get bigger??? or from the only bantam???
    Very odd
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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    It could be either/or, a "fart egg" from a LF, an egg from a new layer or from a bantam.
     
  3. tiffanyg2

    tiffanyg2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Bahahaha a "fart egg" [​IMG]

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  4. krissteff

    krissteff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What in the world is a fart egg???

    I'm new to chickens. My girls are still young.
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Fart eggs or wind eggs for the socially uptight are tiny little eggs, usually without a yolk, that a pullet or hen may occasionally pass. They are harmless to the hen and I suppose harmless to humans if you wanted to eat it. Just a glitch at the egg factory.


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  6. the1honeycomb

    the1honeycomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cool??!!!! I haven't opened them yet so I'll let you know soon. Thanks for the info!![​IMG]
     

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