check this tiny egg!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jj ranch, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. jj ranch

    jj ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    check this out! one of my hens laid a tiny egg. a bit larger than a nickel. has this happened to you???[​IMG]
     
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  2. Eastins Eggs

    Eastins Eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it has usually a first time layer but I have seen even a 2 year old lay a small egg from time to time. I would not worry unless it happens om a regular bases.
     
  3. msgenie516

    msgenie516 The Happy Hen

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    Hi,

    I have gotten some unusually tiny eggs and each time, they had no yolk. Don't know what the reason is, but I guess it just happens. Probably nothing to worry about, as all of my hens seem to be fine. Genie
     
  4. jj ranch

    jj ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we laughed so hard when we seen that. the hens were chasing it rolling it around. lol
     
  5. Red

    Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We've had this before and were strangely proud of it, LOL! [​IMG] Penny laid it, she was about 3 years old at the time and was just finishing her year of laying for the winter when it happened...
     
  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cute little egg. So far in the 6 months of laying, none of my 6 hens have laid any tiny eggs.
     
  7. mudderhen

    mudderhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They call them rooster eggs. It just happens periodically. They usually don't have a yolk, but it doesn't hurt the hens or anything. They are just really cool. Enjoy!
     
  8. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    I thought they were called wind eggs? Regardless it's a cute little thing [​IMG]
     

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