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Egg with just a yolk and no white in a soft shell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kennybird37, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. kennybird37

    kennybird37 New Egg

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    I was woundering if anyone has ever ran across one of your chickens that layed an egg with just a yolk and no white, with a real soft almost see through shell. I cant figure out wich one is laying it , I have 48 hens ! So I cant tell who it is. All the rest of my eggs are awesome and just fine! Thank You Kenny
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, I have had a fart egg with only a yolk, no white. You get all sorts of weird eggs, especially with new layers.
     
  4. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Kenny [​IMG]
    It's normal for newly laying pullets to have a glitch in the system, as they get older, things will smooth out. I would sometimes find a shell-less egg and a yolk on the poop board in the am. Hasn't happened in a while, my girls have just turned a yr old this summer.
    Hope that helps, I also never did figure out which of my 8 was the one doing it, so I doubt you'd figure out which of your 48 is doing it!
     
  5. my peeps and me

    my peeps and me Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicks just started laying, or at least one or two of them are.
    I got 1 egg Sunday,1 Monday
    Tues just a yolk, and no egg Wed
    today I received a perfect looking (mini)egg:[​IMG]

    Can't wait for them all to start laying!
     
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2011

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