anyone ever seen a chicken egg this small

sarabeth

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the first egg is a pullet egg the middle is the smallest i have ever seen and the last is a leghorn egg
the next pic is the smallest one next to a pop can tab
 

Mahonri

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Our hens just started laying and we've gotten a few that small.... but all of ours but one have had yolks.
 

sarabeth

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it had a yolk in it very small yolk im wondering if i could have hatched it. it was from a regular size chicken cause i dont have any small breeds.
 

therealsilkiechick

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i have had white silkie pullets lay them that small, kinda funny they can lay a pullet egg smaller than my serama's lay eggs,lol. all have had tiny yolks except 1 it had just whites.

my 4 year old jelena
's them. her nickname is sissy and when she see's them when she helps me collect eggs, it's momma look
they laid me a sissy size egg!!!
she always get's them for breakfast,lol. course i still got to make her momma sized eggs too.


edit for spelling
 
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LisaJean

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Awww, it's a fart egg! One of my girls laid one of those when she was really young.

It's just a fluke. It doesn't mean there's anything wrong with your hen, it just happens when a small bit of tissue in the oviduct is mistaken for a yolk, and the albumen and shell are formed around it.
 

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