first egg...sorta

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Handyhens, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. Handyhens

    Handyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found this on the ground. Four month old chickens, is this an egg?
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  2. Handyhens

    Handyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    earlier today I heard an egg song, and our rsl (I've heard they lay at four months) has it all over her fluffy butt. No free ranging tomorrow so if she lays again we won't have to search very far
     
  3. Handyhens

    Handyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     
  4. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    As your hen is so young, and even though they may be known to lay early, it looks like she may have laid a shell-less egg (I don't see any shell in the pic at all). New layers will lay some strange eggs at times. She is most likely just getting her egg laying system into gear and you will see some odd eggs...here's a page with more explanation as to the why's:

    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/search?q=egg+oddities
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  5. HandyRoosters

    HandyRoosters New Egg

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    im handys brother and there IS shell just not in the pic

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