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Fairy Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by charmandi, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. charmandi

    charmandi New Egg

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    I have five pullers who have been laying about a month and today I got my first fairy egg. Is this a cause for concern or not since they have been laying for a month with no problems (I've even had two double yolked eggs!)
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    I wouldn't be concerned - but are you sure ALL 5 have been laying?

    Maybe one has been holding out and this is a first egg[​IMG]
     
  3. charmandi

    charmandi New Egg

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    I'm pretty sure all 5 have been laying because most days I get 5 eggs
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Then all five must be laying.

    You'll see a pattern of large eggs, smaller with each lay, then a day or so without an egg and then the larger ones start again.

    When pullets first start to lay they can have a number of "different" eggs - I would not worry , as long as your gals are healthy and happy, just enjoy the adventure. And soon you won't see those tiny eggs at all.
     

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