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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by new world, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. new world

    new world In the Brooder

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    Have your girls ever laid a teeny weeny egg????? I tried to insert a picture here but couldn't. It is about the same size as my thumb nail and I am a female. Is it normal for them to lay such a tiny egg every now and again. I am worried as I am not experienced with chickens yet and i am worried that she has a problem:idunno. Please help
     

  2. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Songster

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    ...you should look up "fart" egg...people on this forum seem to call them that for some reason [​IMG] Nothing to be worried about. Just like sometimes our girls give us gigantic eggs lol
     
  3. new world

    new world In the Brooder

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    Phewwww I was so worried [​IMG]
     
  4. kuntrychick

    kuntrychick Songster

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    Yes, I've only had "fart" eggs that are about the size of bantam eggs or silkie eggs (never seen a silkie egg). & mine have had yolks. Got a new pullet just starting to lay, but have also had a "fart" egg from a grown hen as well. It just happens sometimes. I've heard of many "fart" eggs being VERY small, like the size of a marble & it not having a yolk.
     

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