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Mini egg

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sarahlarion, May 5, 2016.

  1. sarahlarion

    sarahlarion New Egg

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    I have a 2yr old silkie and a few 1 1/2 old and a few 8 week old RIR's and got a mini egg size of a blue jay egg who could have laid it? its brown [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. limited25

    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIRs lay a mini egg every once in a while ... learned it's called a "fart egg". When I cracked it open it did not have a yolk.
     
  3. limited25

    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, and [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Silkies don't lay brown eggs. Welcome to BYC
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    i got one of those not too long ago.

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    There IS an egg in that compartment!

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    Imagine my surprise when I opened it and it wasn't a fart egg, but a perfectly formed little egg with a beautiful (but tiny) yolk, a nice inner yolk and the outer yolk. The chalazae (and I'm sure I spelled that wrong!) was almost bigger then the whole thing! None of my chickens are young, new layers so it was a bit of a shocker. Almost missed it in the nest completely!
     
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  8. Leigti

    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had chickens for two years before one of mine laid one of those tiny little eggs. [​IMG]
     

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