Is it possible???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JennH07, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. JennH07

    JennH07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possible for a 13 week old chick to lay an egg? I have 2 13 week old chicks, yesterday I found a tiny egg in their run. I let them out to roam with the big girls and sometimes the big girls will go into their run, and I just found out from my daughter, into their coop. I did find a large egg in the little chicks coop that I know was not layed by them, but this little egg has me wondering, I mean it was just laying on the ground, my big girls don't usually do that. I just don't know Who laid it. [​IMG]

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  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Those little eggs......most likely from your big laying girls........is often called a fart egg.


    If you opened it, there would likely be no yolk, just whites.



    My big girls lay them sometimes too. I think they are adorable and have a small collection of them [​IMG] someday I will make x-mas ornaments from them. [​IMG]
     
  3. JennH07

    JennH07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LMBO!!!!! I have never heard them called that!! That is hilarious!!!

    Edited: My girls have been laying for about a year now and I have never gotten one of these "Fart Eggs" LOL
     
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  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Those tiny eggs are so cute! I think your big girls probably layed it. It's so tiny, maybe they didn't realize it........I've often heard them called "fart eggs" hehe
     
  5. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Many times I think we people just do not see them.


    They can be fragile, so if a hen steps on it - it would be cleaned up before our little eyes ever spied it [​IMG]
     
  6. cpwhip

    cpwhip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yum fart eggs and toast [​IMG]
     
  7. cajunchic

    cajunchic Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:[​IMG]
     
  8. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Also known a fairy eggs among people with more delicate sensibilities.
     
  9. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like a pullet egg to me. My new chicks just started laying and that is what they look like. You will know if it is a pullet egg soon enough becuse if it is there will be a few more of them to come and they will steadily get larger in size.
     

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