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Laying chicken laid a tiny egg today

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redheadmom, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. redheadmom

    redheadmom Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 4, 2009
    One of my girls laid a really tiny egg today after laying a nice size egg daily since they where 4 months old. Could it be due to a lot of rain in our area lately or maybe cooler temperatures. Less sunshine????

    Anyone experience this???? Just when we started getting used too those far fresh eggs. Of course, the other eggs where normal today!

  2. loverOFchickens

    loverOFchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    I guess something could trigger it but I think It's just one of those coincidence things. I had one like that last year haven't got another one since.I have heard of eggs with double shell layers,triple yolkers you name it.
  3. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Tuttle, Oklahoma
    Just a boo boo in the plumbing you get every once in awhile. I have only gotten one in the 4 years I have had chickens.

    Some call it a fart egg or wind egg. [​IMG]
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  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    They happen every once in a while. I've got one in the fridge right now. Usually won't see them very often. The hen's oviduct will put white and a shell around just about anything that comes down the chute.

  5. aimeeinwv

    aimeeinwv Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep, we have one in the fridge too. Just working out the kinks is how we see it! [​IMG]
  6. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    I have one I'm saving from one of my "teenagers"


    They're too cute to throw away.....saving it in the fridge!
  7. myramelinda

    myramelinda Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 1, 2013
    Columbus, MS
    my easter egger who has always layed normal size eggs layed a tiny one today.....beautiful blue but it's about the size of a quarter......what are some reasons that this happens?????
  8. myramelinda

    myramelinda Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 1, 2013
    Columbus, MS
    i'm going to crack it open and see what I find.....
  9. myramelinda

    myramelinda Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 1, 2013
    Columbus, MS
    cracked open the tiny blue egg----egg white with a faint yellow in the center....so weird!!!
  10. iheartnh

    iheartnh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2013
    Derry, NH
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