Is this a pullet egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TubbyChicken, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. TubbyChicken

    TubbyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my birds laid her first egg (for me) today!

    We think she is a silkie mix although we have no idea with what. She isn't tiny, but her egg was so small (especially compared with our Golden Comet) She has been here for 3 or 4 weeks now. I have no idea how old she is, so no clue if it's possible that this could be her first egg or if she'll always lay these tiny cute ones...

    Here is her egg with the Golden Comets
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    and with the GC compared with store bought eggs
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    Here she is...
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    (both of her wings were clipped extremely short when we got her) She isn't much smaller than the GC.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    She'll probably always lay bantie eggs. A pullet silkie egg is perhaps the size of a ping pong ball but a bit longer.
     
  3. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats on your first egg [​IMG]
     
  4. spookykim

    spookykim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that looks like my silkie Hope's egg and she is just over a year.
     
  5. TubbyChicken

    TubbyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish I knew what she was mixed with! I was so surprised to find two eggs in the nesting box today, and even more shocked by how cute and tiny it was. I just assumed that because she's much bigger than a bantam that her eggs would be too!

    I'm just glad she's laying! I can't wait to show off her tiny egg tomorrow to anyone who stops by. [​IMG]
     
  6. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Is this a pullet egg? <<<<< looks like 1 of those rare rooster eggs to me [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. TubbyChicken

    TubbyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL I guess I should have clarified...(Does it look like an egg laid by a pullet or a hen?)

    I don't know if I'd want to eat a rooster egg! [​IMG]
     
  8. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one that looks just like that but mine has a little puff on top of its head. I think it is between a polish and a silkie.
     
  9. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and that is what the eggs look like that come out of my pullet. [​IMG]
     

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