Hen laying egg with no yolk!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Becksyboo, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. Becksyboo

    Becksyboo Just Hatched

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    So my light Sussex hybrid is just over a year old. She came out of moult around 2 months ago and ever since she has been laying very tiny eggs with no yolk inside. I've got around 10 of these little eggs. What's the cause of this? Is there anything I can do to make her lay normal eggs again?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetingsfrom Kansas and :welcome. Pleased you joined our community. I am not sure on the issue with your hen. I know once in awhile one of my girls will give me an egg like you describe - but not 10 in a row. You may want to post in this thread where you are likely to get more responses - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/18/chicken-behaviors-and-egglaying
    You can also type 'no yolk' into the BYC search box and a bunch of threads will show up where it is discussed. Good luck to you!
     
  3. Becksyboo

    Becksyboo Just Hatched

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    Thank you!
     
  4. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Naturally cholesterol-free eggs! Pity you can't breed that trait, considering how much people are paying for yolk-less egg products these days.

    I've had a "wind egg" from time to time from my ladies, but that was when they were just staring out
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Redsoxs response and link. Welcome to BYC
     
  6. Becksyboo

    Becksyboo Just Hatched

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    Naturally cholesterol-free eggs! Pity you can't breed that trait, considering how much people are paying for yolk-less egg products these days.

    I know right! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2016
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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