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I found the tiniest egg! Is this normal? pics

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenalice, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. chickenalice

    chickenalice Out Of The Brooder

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    I looked into my coop today and saw this little egg. I've heard of double yokers, but never this! It's so cute! I assume this is normal for a chicken to lay, but I just wanted to make sure. So, could this indicate anything bad for the hen who laid it? Is there something in particular that might have caused this (like our unusual amount of rain)?
    THanks!

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  2. wsdareme

    wsdareme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quite normal! They're called "fart eggs" or "fairy eggs". Sometimes a young pullet will lay this for her first egg, but sometimes the older gals just seem to spit one out! Very cute!
     
  3. Jerseycoop

    Jerseycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] glad to have read this just in case....I'll tell me little ones they're fairy eggs lol
     
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  4. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    I collect my girls "fart eggs" I think they are really cute. I just got a little blue one yesterday.
     
  5. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] glad to have read this just in case....I'll tell me little ones they're fairy eggs lol

    I thought fart egg was funny,.. but the more I think about chicken fairies,...[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. 202roosterlane

    202roosterlane Happy Hen on a Harley

    Feb 24, 2011
    Central Arkansas
    YOu guys are soooo funny! [​IMG] [​IMG] . Yeah for a week I will get pretty brown large eggs and out of the blue I will get a lightish brown fart egg. It's always a suprise! Gonna see if it hatches soon. I really hope so.
     
  7. chickenalice

    chickenalice Out Of The Brooder

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    Hahahaha thanks everyone! I'm looking forward to the next time I get one!
     

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