Hen consistently laying small eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bobsdad, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. bobsdad

    bobsdad New Egg

    Mar 4, 2012
    One of our Barred Rocks is laying all small eggs. They are slightly larger than a robin egg. I have read posts here about small eggs and the usual answer is that 'it's normal as long as it's just occasional'. In our case, I believe that all of here eggs are tiny. I have collected 5 in the last seven days. I do know that up until about a month ago she was laying normal size eggs. We only have four hens so it makes it easy to figure out which one is laying these small eggs. Our girls are all about eight months old and all appear healthy. Any insight would be appreciated.
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Her body may still be adjusting to laying. I wouldn't worry too much about it. Hopefully she'll get back to normal eggs soon.

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