Look at this egg!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ascott99, Jan 29, 2015.

  1. ascott99

    ascott99 Out Of The Brooder

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    So found these in the coop today. We usually get 3 eggs a day. 2 brown ones and one blue/green one. We have 4 hens so I always assumed the two of my black sex links were laying the 2 brown a day and one of my two ameraucana hens was laying the blue/green one. That would leave one hen not laying...
    Anyways why is this egg so small??
     
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    ascott99 Out Of The Brooder

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    here is another image to show you how small it really is compared to the eggs we normally get each day
     
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  3. mortie

    mortie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fairy/wind/rooster/fart egg. Just a fluke in the system. Happens once in a while. It's cute! Might not have a yolk or might have a tiny little yolk. Nothing is wrong and you may or may not see another one. It's just something that happens sometimes.
     
  4. ascott99

    ascott99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Interesting! It's adorable! Thanks for the reply
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Could be your 4th pullet has started laying....or, as noted, could be a glitch from one of the sexlinks.

    I assume that all your birds are young?

    Could be one of the sexlinks laid 2 eggs in one day, one of them being very small with no yolk...
    .....happens sometimes, especially with young production layer breeds
     

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