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I found this today

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blk90s13, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. blk90s13

    blk90s13 Songster

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    I have 3 RIR that been laying since mid Feb went broody for a while and now they back to laying regularly but I found this today


    keep in mine I have 3 sebrights that are 8 weeks old can they be laying already ?
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  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging Staff Member Premium Member 9 Years

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    I seriously doubt an 8 week old has the ability to lay an egg. I bet it's a fart egg from your RIR. Does it have a yolk inside?
     
  3. fiberart57

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    Probably not the Sebrights, they're too young.

    Every once and a while chickens lay what are called "fart eggs", small or weird eggs. That's probably what you have. It's not anything to worry about.

    Mary
     
  4. blk90s13

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    Cool I was thinking the same thing but wanted to make sure with the experts


    I didn't open the egg so no clue if it have a yolk yet will let u know if it does
     
  5. blk90s13

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    It had a yolk just like any other egg and it tasted pretty good as well [​IMG]
     

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