Egg yoke on the ground

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ray Wienand, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. Ray Wienand

    Ray Wienand New Egg

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    Hi,

    I have 2 chickens who have been laying eggs for about one week. I am getting the eggs layed in the correct nest place in the coop. Sometimes two eggs a day.

    Yesterday on the way out of the run from cleaning the coop I noticed a yellow yoke lying on the ground. It was just the yoke and I couldn't see any egg shell. After a couple of hours it was gone.

    Is this a strange occurance?

    I am new to chicken raising.
     
  2. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some pullets take a little time to sort out the plumbing. If they have access to oyster shell, it should sort itself out soon.
     
  3. bigt447

    bigt447 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very common...agree with Grub Digger.
     

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