fart egg or is this normal for a new girl??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by torrelee, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. torrelee

    torrelee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I got a tiny egg today. I don't think that it came from my australorps and the middle girls just started laying, but they're still a lot bigger than the tiny guy. Do bantams start laying earlier than large fowl, because I do have two bantam crosses that are right around 5 months old so I suppose it could be theirs, I just wasn't expecting them to lay yet! What do you guys think?
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    My hands are kind of small so it looks bigger than it really is!
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    The line up, top eggs are the australorps, middle eggs are the middle girls, and the bottom egg is the tiny one!!
     
  2. ChickenKid11

    ChickenKid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is normal for new layers to do that for a while but when you start getting bigger eggs down the road you will might get a fart egg!
     
  3. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    It just looks like a small pullet egg. When my leghorn started, her first few eggs qualified as "peewee" (less than 35 grams). She now lays anywhere from medium to large.

    Deb
     
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Got one today myself from a new pullet. I take them as a good sign. Begin slowly and get the hang of it, I guess.
     
  5. daver

    daver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks a normal pullet egg.
     
  6. AngelaB

    AngelaB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BA's first eggs were quite small.
     

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