Egg with no yolk!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Azriel, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Azriel

    Azriel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 19, 2010
    One of my GSL girls lays a very dark speckled egg, yesterday we got a very large double yolk egg from her. Today it was normal size, but no yolk. Does that happen very often? I sell the large/xlarge eggs to the people I work with and keep the smaller eggs for myself, but I would hate to sell eggs without yolks to anyone. Should I keep all of her eggs, or is this just a one time thing.
  2. classicsredone

    classicsredone Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 6, 2011
    Sacramento County, CA
    I'm not an expert, but I've read that is more common with young hens that are just starting to lay.
  3. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Its just a hiccup- no yolk eggs are called 'fart eggs' or 'wind eggs' or 'whoopsies'

    It will happen in very old, very young and very stressed more often then a healthy layer that has been laying several months.
  4. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    It is just a one time thing.

    If it isn't sell her to me for cloning - I could make a mint selling those "no cholesterol eggs"!![​IMG]

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by