Lots of Fairy Eggs, is this normal?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lyssa, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Lyssa

    Lyssa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 pullets who were born last July. One started laying at the end of January, and she started with large green eggs. But, the other only started laying anything and so far all we are getting is tiny eggs. Mind you these are both big girls.

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    I have actually gotten 5 of these fairy eggs from her, but the first one I cracked open to see the insides and it was just whites, then I composted it. But, in the past 4 days I have gotten these...
    I know some girls take some time to get started, but I am hoping to get an incredible edible egg at some point.
    Any ideas?

    Lyssa
     
  2. Christie Rhae

    Christie Rhae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow those really are some little guys! Cute! Hope she starts laying the real thing soon!
     
  3. Chic_girl

    Chic_girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are so cute! Maybe your hens are trying to get you to eat healthier by giving you only egg whites? [​IMG]

    I would give your pullet a little more time to get her 'system' in sync, and hopefully she'll lay regular eggs. But if she continues frequently laying such tiny eggs, I wouldn't breed her. It could be genetic, and tiny eggs might be passed to her daughters...
     
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  4. Christie Rhae

    Christie Rhae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would be kinda hard to breed her if she doesn't lay a normal egg... [​IMG]
    Lol joke!
     
  5. Lyssa

    Lyssa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the responses!
    Well between the small eggs and the no Rooster rule I have [​IMG]
    I wonder what is a good amount of time to give her...
     

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