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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tav1, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. tav1

    tav1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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.
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  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    It's perfectly normal in girls that have just begun laying. It can take a while for their plumbing to sort itself out.

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  3. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Nutty Pigeons Premium Member

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

    Lozuufy Nutty Pigeons Premium Member

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    Oh yeah and they usually have no yolks
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I blow them out and make ornaments out of them. [​IMG]
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    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.
     
  7. tav1

    tav1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I openedup the fart egg ....in the pan. Whats that in the middle?

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    Ok...It looks like yolk
     
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  8. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Nutty Pigeons Premium Member

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    Looks kinda like a tiny bit of yolk
     

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