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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

    Mar 4, 2016

    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 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 5, 2016
    Middle TN
    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

    Jul 10, 2015
    Very common...agree with Grub Digger.

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