Egg is yolk only, no white

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickeninfested, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. chickeninfested

    chickeninfested In the Brooder

    Jul 27, 2011
    My experienced hen, a light brahma, laid a very small egg yesterday. When I cracked it open, it contained only a yolk. I was expecting a "fart" egg", ( one with only white) but I have never heard of a yolk only egg. Has anyone else ever had this happen? What is the weirdest egg you've ever had?

  2. KimKimWilliamso

    KimKimWilliamso Chirping

    Mar 11, 2012
    Nanton, AB, Canada
    I would love to see a picture of that!! There is a Weird Egg thread floating around, cant recall its name, but it has some insane pics of fart eggs and other mess ups. Try searching it......
  3. chooksgirl

    chooksgirl Hatching

    Jun 17, 2012
    I found a very small egg yesterday under the rose bush so I dont know which of my girls laid it. However, when I tapped it, it didnt sound quite right. When I broke it open there was only a yolk and no white. Curious. Can anyone shed any light on this. I have trawled the internet and can not find anything.

    Many thanks
  4. amymorris227

    amymorris227 Hatching

    Jun 9, 2015
    Yuba City
    I had the same thing. So strange! It was a normal looking full sized egg though.

  5. LisaStone

    LisaStone In the Brooder

    Jul 15, 2016
    I had this happen to me! It was my Barred Rock's very first egg. I cracked it open to poach it for breakfast and the consistency was so weird. It'seems like all the egg white was really just water and the yolk was a regular small sized yolk. There was just a tiny amount of normal egg white. I was hesitant to eat it, but went ahead anyway. I'm glad I'm not the only one. She just laid another one like it today. It was cracked when I got to it though so I fed it to the dog. I'm hoping her eggs normalize soon. They've all been a bit weird. But she's only been laying for about a week, so I'm not TOO worried about it. I'm a first time chicken mama so I'm still learning all the ins and outs.

  6. GC-Raptor

    GC-Raptor Crowing

    Jul 26, 2016
    Connecticut, U.S.A.
    I got my first egg today it's small but normal looking. Haven't cracked open yet. Maybe for breakfast tomorrow? Wish I could fossilize it. GC

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