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Collecting eggs today and found this...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BrianT, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. BrianT

    BrianT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my red sex links are starting but they are young. I calculate roughly 15 - 16 weeks. Any thoughts?
     
  2. 2overeasy000

    2overeasy000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got one half that size. I think they are called egg "farts."
     
  3. Nostalchic

    Nostalchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah, they're so cute. Pullets will give you a few of these as they're getting going, don't see them from older hens.
     
  4. confusedturtle

    confusedturtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a cute tiny egg, I can't wait to find something other than poo under my chickens lol
     
  5. TGreenhut

    TGreenhut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL that's funny!

    I've also gotten some of those before.
     
  6. Taylorhens

    Taylorhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL! [​IMG]
     
  7. ketcham

    ketcham Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK what is a fart egg??? Can ya eat it?? Newbie wants to know haha!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] Kevin
     
  8. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, you can eat it. It is just a tiny egg. There is no yolk in it.
     
  9. That will happen with most chickens from time to time. A fart egg indeed. It just happens. Usually pullets. I had an older hen a few years back that would do that about every other week or so.
     
  10. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have had 7 hens laying for about 9 months now, and I've never gotten an egg fart. Is this weird?
     

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